By Stephen M. Silverman
Updated May 20, 2002 11:00 AM
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Actress Angelina Jolie, on a work break to drop in on a refugee camp on the Thai-Myanmar border, told reporters accompanying her on Sunday’s trip, “I would love to adopt another child, from wherever there is a need,” reports Reuters. “My husband’s nervous every time I go to another country.” Jolie, 26, whose visit was tied to her role on the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR), adopted a young Cambodian boy with her actor-husband, Billy Bob Thornton, 46, in March after shooting the film “Tomb Raider” in neighboring Cambodia. Earlier this month, the child, named Maddox by the Thorntons, was cleared for adoption by the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service, PEOPLE.com reported. “For me,” Jolie said on Sunday, as she wore an embroidered tribal smock presented to her by the refugees, “it makes perfect sense to go to an orphanage and find a child that needs a home.” The “Girl, Interrupted” Oscar winner received a warm greeting from swarms of refugee children, and she donated a TV set, a video player, sports equipment and more than 4,000 sarongs — one for every woman in the camp, said Reuters. She said her visits had helped prepare her for her latest film, “Beyond Borders,” about a volunteer doctor who worked in refugee camps in Cambodia and Africa 20 years ago. “Having been to these camps, I’ve never been so nervous that a film does justice to the people involved,” said Jolie. “My heart’s more for here than the film business.”