Goodwill of the greats: celebrities who lent their star power to the UN
The Charter of the United Nations was signed on June 26, 1945
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Over the years, it has become more and more important for celebrities, the omnipresent international figures constantly in our lives, to get behind a cause and lend their fame to a greater good.
Check out this gallery to see an impressive list of some of the world's most famous stars and the causes they've devoted their charitable efforts to.
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