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Julia Roberts and Husband to Receive Humanitarian Award



LOS ANGELES, Aug 20-- Julia Roberts and Danny Moder are set to be honoured for their humanitarian work.

The Oscar-winning actress and her husband, who have twins Hazel and Phinnaeus, nine, and son Henry, seven, will be presented with the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network's (GLSEN) Humanitarian Award at the 2014 Respect Awards in Los Angeles on October 17 for their work on 'The Normal Heart.'

The 46-year-old actress, who starred in the HBO film, and Danny, 45, who was the director of photography, will be celebrated for raising awareness about HIV via the movie, as well as helping charities, including UNICEF, Heal the Bay and Stand Up to Cancer.

In a statement GLSEN said, "We are proud to recognise Danny Moder and Julia Roberts, whose inspiring work on HBO's 'The Normal Heart' has brought renewed attention to an important movement - and an on-going crisis.

An adaptation of Larry Kramer's 1985 play, 'The Normal Heart' is about the early years of the AIDS epidemic and is nominated for 11 Emmy Awards at next Monday's ceremony.

'Dancing with the Stars' performer Derek Hough, 29, will also be honored with the Inspiration Award at the 10th annual Respect Awards following the success of his book, 'Taking the Lead: Lessons From a Life in Motion,' which "epitomises GLSEN's commitment to storytelling and serves as a testament to the power of a strong work ethic, dedication to one's craft, and a spirit of perseverance."

 
 
 

 
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