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Angelina Jolie shares her experience sitting for a really extraordinary National Geographic portrait by photographer Dan Winters. The photo shoot involved Jolie having to stand still while covered with honeybees. The actor and humanitarian activist commented, "It felt lovely to be that connected to these beautiful creatures."

Read: Angelina Jolie embraces bees—and female beekeepers as environmental guardians

Indira Lakshmanan is the senior executive editor for news and features at National Geographic Partners. She has reported from more than 80 countries on six continents, covering everything from wars and world leaders to environmental threats and endangered cultures.

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