Anne Hathaway, Adam Schulman join 'bring back our girls' rally

USMagazine, Thursday, May 8, 2014, 4:45pm (PDT)
  • Anne Hathaway and Adam Schulman used their celebrity for a good cause on May 8 in Los Angeles.

    The couple joined a "Bring Back Our Girls" rally to raise awareness about the kidnapping of nearly 300 girls in Nigeria.

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    The "Les Miserables" actress, 31, grabbed a megaphone and roused the crowd during the rally.

    The Nigerian schoolchildren were kidnapped in mid-April and abducted from the town of Chibok by the radical group Boko Haram, whose name means "Western education is forbidden." Using the hashtag "#Bring Back Our Girls," celebrities from Reese Witherspoon to Alicia Keys to Angelina Jolie and more have joined forces to spread the word.

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    The First Lady of The United States Michelle Obama also joined in on the campaign on May 7. FLOTUS tweeted a photo of herself holding a sign which read the hashtag "#BringBackOurGirls," along with the caption: "It's time to #BringBackOurGirls."

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    Mrs. Obama's photo comes one day after President Barack Obama said the U.S. was sending a team to Nigeria to assist in finding the missing girls


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