March 11, 2014

Hollywood Star Forest Whitaker Roots For Charity In Gulu

American actor, director and producer Forest Steven Whitaker is in Gulu, Uganda to promote the cause of better hearing.

A relative of the child with hearing impairment covers her mouth to hide her joy and embarrassment The child is able to clearly hear people speak all around him for the first time in his young life. Forest Whitaker (in black) at his side.
A relative of the child with hearing impairment covers her mouth to hide her joy and embarrassment
The child is able to clearly hear people speak all around him for the first time in his young life. Forest Whitaker (in black) at his side.

According to sources from Starkey hearing foundation the NGO that is responsible for his visit, Whitaker is in the country to help raise awareness on the importance and role of charity.

He arrived in Gulu Today at 10:00 and is set leave the country tomorrow.

Forest Steven Whitaker is an American actor, producer, and director.

American actor Forest Whitaker helps a child wear his hearing aid for the first time.
American actor Forest Whitaker helps a child wear his hearing aid for the first time.

He has earned a reputation for intensive character study work for films such as Lee Daniels’ The Butler, Battlefield Earth and The last King of Scotland which is based on the events of the brutal Ugandan Dictator Idi Amin’s regime as seen by his personal physician during the 1970s.

Forest Whitaker (centre) poses for photos after the event in Gulu Extreme right is Ugandan actor and playwright Sam Okello, who along with Starkey, managed to make the charity event possible.
Forest Whitaker (centre) poses for photos after the event in Gulu
Extreme right is Ugandan actor and playwright Sam Okello, who along with Starkey, managed to make the charity event possible.

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