November 10, 2009 11:18
Action star Jackie Chan is loved by fans worldwide for his movies, but he has a lesser known side: he is a socially committed philanthropist who firmly believes in giving back to society.
Chan recently visited the Human Development Foundation Mercy Center in Bangkok, Thailand, which consists of a shelter for orphans, an adult AIDS hospice and a preschool for needy students from the slums. He spent time with the children and even joined them in a dance performance.
The actor has established various charitable foundations, offers scholarships to help Hong Kong's youths, and provides medical services and aid to victims of natural disasters or illnesses.
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