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Kate Winslet is putting together a book of hat-adorned celebrities to raise money for an autism charity. The 35-year-old actress is said to be waiting for responses from Jude Law, Meryl Streep, Marion Cottillard, Liev Schreiber, Naomi Watts and Ben Stiller.Meanwhile Ricky Gervais, Christina Aguilera, Demi Moore, Elijah Wood, Javier Bardem, Kevin Bacon and Julianne Moore have all agreed. Each celeb will be photographed wearing a special hat and then will write down what their first words would be if they'd been unable to speak for years. The pictures will then be put together to form a book called The Golden Hat, which was inspired by a poem written by an autistic boy called Keli Ericsdottir.Kate first met Keli in Iceland when she voiced a documentary titled 'A Mother's Courage: Talking Back To Autism', about his battle to communicate, and based her idea on his poem »
Actress Kate Winslet has stepped up her campaign to raise awareness about autism by creating a star-studded new photo book.
After narrating the documentary A Mother's Courage: Talking Back to Autism - about an Icelandic woman's fight to find a way for her autistic son to communicate - the Titanic star established The Golden Hat Foundation, which offers speech training to those who live with the disease.
Now, Winslet is stepping up her dedication to the cause and writing a book called The Golden Hat, which pays homage to a poem her friend's autistic son wrote.
2 items from 2011
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