Star power helps some causes, hurts others
Wednesday, June 21, 2006; Posted: 4:22 p.m. EDT (20:22 GMT)
(CNN) -- Refugees. Underprivileged children. Soldiers. Breast cancer. AIDS. Animal cruelty. Multiple sclerosis. Famine. Homelessness.
Examine an issue, and there's likely a celebrity connected with it.
They have their reasons. Some have been personally affected by their causes: think Neil Young, who has two children with cerebral palsy, with the Bridge School he and his wife founded; or Michael J. Fox with Parkinson's disease."