TITLE

The Jet Age

AUTHOR(S)
Fitzpatrick, Liam
PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
Time International (South Pacific Edition);12/8/2008, Issue 48, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the humanitarian work of actor Jet Li, who took time off from his film career to help the victims of the Sichuan Sheng Earthquake in China. Li's charity, the One Foundation, has raised $13.7 million for earthquake relief, enabling Li to become a full-time philanthropist and relief worker. Li was inspired to become active in philanthropy when his Maldives hotel was decimated during the December 2004 tsunami.
ACCESSION #
36342081

 

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