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Sean Penn Shows Up in Haiti to Aid Earthquake Victims

January 22, 2010 (6:26 am) GMT
Along with former U.S. presidential candidate John Edwards, Sean Penn arrives in Haiti as part of a mission to help Haitian earthquake victims.
Sean Penn

Actor has arrived in Haiti as part of a mercy mission led by former U.S. presidential candidate John Edwards. Penn and Edwards are part of a group which has flown to the hurricane-ravaged Caribbean nation to hand out food and supplies to the survivors of January 12, 7.0-magnitude disaster.

Penn has become known for using his resources to help those in need after disasters - he visited New Orleans, Louisiana a week after Hurricane Katrina hit in 2005 and helped to rescue people stranded by floods.

The Adult Jack of "" isn't the only celebrity doing what he can to help Haitians - native returned home last weekend, on January 16 and he's planning a second trip on Saturday, January 23.

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