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First Star's fifth annual Celebration for Children’s Rights takes place on the evening of June 7, 2008 and honors humanitarians and visionaries who are devoted to helping children, and to support First Star’s legislative, public awareness and professional education programs to help abused and neglected kids across the country.

Dakota Fanning has confirmed her spot at the event, which will be held at the Wilshire Ebell in Los Angeles. First Star is a national public charity that has attracted such star supporters as Salma Hayek, Pierce Brosnan, Katherine Heigl, Kristin Davis, Debbie Mazar, Sir Ben Kingsley, Macy Gray, Gary Marshall, and many more.

The ‘Come Be a Kid Again’ theme will prevail as celebrities turn in their traditional black tie clothing for jeans and tennis shoes for carnival games, live music, and a special performance by members of the original Los Angeles cast of Wicked.

This years honoree’s include Ryan Kavanaugh, CEO of Relativity Media LLC, Peter Levinsohn, President of Fox Interactive Media and Stephanie Sperber, Executive Vice President of the Universal Studios Partnership Group-all to be recognized for their specific humanitarian efforts on behalf of children.

The event is open to the public, for more info and to purchase tickets, please visit

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