Angelina Jolie's Most Inspiring Moments

Look back at how the latest recipient of the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award has helped others over the years

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Updated: Tuesday Jun 04, 2013 | 06:00 AM EDT By: Kate Hogan

SPOTLIGHTING HEROISM IN OTHERS

In April, Jolie honored 15-year-old Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai – who was shot in the head by Taliban members in late 2012 – at an event in New York City. "There's a lot we can learn from this little girl," Jolie told the crowd at the Women in the World Summit, where she pledged $200,000 to the teen's new fund to educate Pakistani girls. Yousafzai's reply? "[This] is the happiest moment in my life."