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Are Celebrity Trips To Africa More Charity Or P.R.?

(Ben Affleck Beim Gala -Screening Von ' Gone Baby Gone - Kein Kinderspiel' Im Filmtheater Sendlinger Tor In München Am 261007
(Ben Affleck Beim Gala -Screening Von ' Gone Baby Gone - Kein Kinderspiel' Im Filmtheater Sendlinger Tor In München Am 261007 . (Photo by Franziska Krug/Getty Images))

Nowadays, it’s common to see celebrities, in chic flak jackets and cargo pants, posing for photos in this or the other refugee camp or cleared minefield. It’s easy to make fun of the ones who know very little about the places they are visiting, or who make grand promises to improve the lives of the people they meet.

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