Peace Corp photo, US govAngelina Jolie is to blame, really. Because of something she said to me in India four years ago, I have quit my 13-year career as an entertainment journalist, have given away almost everything I own, and at 43, have joined the Peace Corps.

Sean Smith worked as L.A. bureau chief of Entertainment Weekly. 18 months ago he applied to join the Peace Corps. He left this week for South Africa, excited to begin his 27-month commitment as an HIV/AIDS Outreach volunteer.

(READ the story in Newsweek)

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