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Angelina Jolie's big heart has made an even bigger difference: The Unhcr Goodwill ambassador exclusively confirms to E! News that she has opened a school in Afghanistan. Jolie chose to fund the girls-only primary school in an area just outside of Kabul, a region that traditionally favors boys' education over girls'. Angelina picked the village as the site of the school due to its high refugee population—regional fighting caused many locals to flee when their homes were destroyed, but since the collapse of the Taliban regime, families are slowly starting to return to the once-devastated area.) The school itself »

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