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Using his star power to bring attention to a dire situation, Ben Affleck met with the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee in the Capitol on Wednesday (December 19) to urge a push for aid to the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
The 40-year-old actor suited up for photos with committee chairman John Kerry and other members as he pled for the U.S. to help the war-torn nation. He previously founded the Eastern Congo Initiative, which organizes relief efforts in the country, providing public and private funding to "support the communities and citizens of the eastern Congo, providing local organizations and leaders with the necessary resources to heal and sustain their communities."
Adding to his success in the film industry, Ben Affleck was named "Filmmaker of the Year" landing him a cover spot on the "Men of the Year" December 2012 issue of GQ magazine.
Proving he's aging well, the 40-year-old actor showed off a little chest hair as he posed for the Sebastian Kim shot spread while opening up about being a director, his relationship with wife Jennifer Garner, and his friendship with Matt Damon.