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Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie give $1 million to UN

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Tbd-angelinajolie061909 As if Brad Pitt and his family giving a Missouri hospital $1 million last week wasn't enough, he and Angelina Jolie have donated $1 million to the U.N. refugee agency providing aid to hundreds of thousands uprooted by violence in Pakistan, the AP reports. Really, this kind of generosity is going to put The Juice* out of business.

The U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees says it is grateful for the donation from the Jolie-Pitt Foundation. It said Thursday the money will go to alleviating suffering caused by the "most challenging humanitarian crisis of the past decade."

Jolie has visited refugees in Pakistan on three missions since becoming goodwill ambassador for the agency in 2001. Brad went on one of those visits in 2005, but more than 2 million Pakistanis have been displaced as fighting with the Taliban in the northwest part of the country grows.

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[Last modified: Tuesday, May 25, 2010 10:41am]

    

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