Angelina Jolie is possibly one of the most powerful and influential women in the world. Her humanitarian efforts are limitless. After spending much of the year coping with the preventative options for breast cancer, she has managed to help open schools in Afghanistan and advocate on behalf of Syria. Angelina began her career in Hollywood as a troubled yet brilliantly talented actress. Quickly racking up an Oscar and Golden Globe, she advanced in her career. Unlike many young women, Angelina chose to use her privilege to help others. In addition to being a talented actress, she is a mother and humanitarian. Are you inspired by Angelina Jolie?
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