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Jolie completes Vietnam adoption
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie at the Golden Globe Awards
Angelina Jolie's family now includes four children
Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie has completed her adoption of a three-year-old boy from Vietnam.

The Tomb Raider star has left the capital Hanoi after a short trip during which she obtained a visa to take Pax Thien Jolie to his new life in the US.

He is Jolie's third adopted child. The star also gave birth to a daughter with her partner, actor Brad Pitt, last May.

Jolie largely managed to avoid the paparazzi lenses in Vietnam by staying out of view in luxury hotels.

When she did go out to complete adoption procedures, she travelled in cars with blacked-out windows and only emerged once parked in private underground garages.

Man reading newspaper about Angelina Jolie in Vietnam
Jolie's adoption has attracted attention in Vietnam
The boy was born Pham Quang Sang but Jolie has renamed him Pax Thien, combining the Latin word for peace and the Vietnamese word for sky or heaven.

He had lived in an orphanage in Ho Chi Minh City since being abandoned at birth.

US agency Adoptions from the Heart rebutted a claim by a Vietnamese official that Jolie's adoption was "fast-tracked".

Jolie, 31, was joined in Vietnam by her five-year-old son Maddox, who was adopted from Cambodia, and two-year-old Zahara, who was adopted from Ethiopia.


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