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Angelina Jolie's video for World Refugee Day 2010 [Updated]

June 17, 2010 |  8:35 am


Angelina-jolie-tourist-web Angelina Jolie, a goodwill ambassador with the U.N., has loaned her face and voice to a 30-second video, above, in advance of World Refugee Day 2010 on Sunday.

"Please remember the millions of people around the world forced from their homes, whose only hope of return is to not be forgotten," Brad Pitt's companion urges, in a message also noting that those who "flee from conflict and persecution" might be prevented from returning home for years -- or forever.

Jolie should know. Starting with a trip to Sierra Leone in 2001, the actress has done at least 30 field missions to places including Thailand, Afghanistan and even Arizona. Just this April, she and Pitt met with refugees in Bosnia

-- Christie D'Zurilla

[For the record, 12:55 p.m.: An earlier version of this post referred to Angelina Jolie as "Mrs. Brad Pitt." The two are not married.]

Photo: Angelina Jolie in character for "The Tourist" in Venice, Italy, on May 3. Credit: Luigi Costantini / Associated Press

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