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Salma Hayek: Mom on a Mission

Motherhood inspired Salma Hayek to take on one more high-profile role: saving women and children in Africa.

Salma Hayek on mothering (and breastfeeding) continued...

“I’m a more fulfilled human being now, and I probably wouldn’t have been 10 years ago. She gets a better mother for being born now.”

And women and babies in countries thousands of miles away benefit too, as Hayek’s mama-bear instincts for her daughter translate into a desire to protect other women’s children as well.

“Women in America can help other women and children from really remote places in the world, who are in such need. We can save their lives by doing something we were going to do anyway -- buy diapers and wipes,” says Hayek. “How can you not?” 


Reviewed on February 25, 2009

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