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Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie on her work with refugees

20 June 2011 Last updated at 15:10 BST

The Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie has been visiting migrants fleeing the violence in Libya and Tunisia.

She has travelled to the tiny Italian island of Lampedusa to thank its residents for taking in the estimated 20,000 refugees.

The star is also a goodwill ambassador for the UN High Commissioner for Refugees.

The BBC's Zeinab Badawi joined Angelina Jolie on the island and asked her to describe the children she had met there.

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