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Ben Affleck is the Congo's Real Life Batman, Testifies Before Congress to Fight for the Region!

Ben Affleck is the Congo's Real Life Batman, Testifies Before Congress to Fight for the Region!

Ben Affleck meets with Secretary of State John Kerry at the State Department before testifying for the Senate Foreign Relations Committee about the Congo on Wednesday (February 26) in Washington, D.C.

“Outside my family and my work, this is it. This is my legacy. This is the thing I will be identified with. I take it extremely seriously,” the 41-year-old actor said while talking about his work with his charity the Eastern Congo Initiative.

Over five million people have lost their lives in the Congo due to violence that started during a regional war in 1997. Watch Ben‘s full testimony in the video below to learn more about the issues.


Ben Affleck Testifies Before Congress to Support the Congo

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Photos: AKM-GSI, Getty
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