What sort of advice do you think Mr. Penn might have for a Lt. Colonel in the 82nd Airborne? When might the desire to help become a distraction for others?
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U.S. Actor Sean Penn, center, talks to Lt. Col. Mike Foster, right, while visiting the U.S. 82nd Airborne Division's forward operating base in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Friday, Jan. 22, 2010. A powerful earthquake hit Haiti on Jan. 12, killing and injuring thousands.