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Angelina Jolie's royal honor

Monday, June 16, 2014 - 00:39

June 16 - The actress has been named an honorary dame for her work to end sexual violence in war zones. Alicia Powell reports.

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Britain has made Angelina Jolie an honorary dame for services to UK foreign policy and her campaign to end sexual violence in war zones. The Oscar winner was among the over 1,100 people to receive an award for their contribution to British society in the annual Queen's Birthday Honors list. Since she is not a British citizen she cannot be addressed as Dame, but receives the award on an honorary basis. In a statement Jolie says: "To receive an honor related to foreign policy means a great deal to me, as it is what I wish to dedicate my working life to."

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Angelina Jolie's royal honor

Monday, June 16, 2014 - 00:39