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Jolie & Pitt promote adoption with donation
The couple donate $150,000 to adoption organisation
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have donated the equivalent of £94,000 to an American organisation that promotes adoption.
The couple , who have three adopted children and three biological ones, made the donation to SOS Children Villages - USA , an organisation that works in areas affected by war, poverty and natural disasters like Darfur and Haiti.
The Jolie-Pitts made the donation to coincide with National Adoption Day , which in the States falls on November 20th.
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