The Walking Dead‘s Sarah Wayne Callies (Lori) has been a long-time supporter of the International Rescue Committee aid organization, which responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. On Feb. 19, fresh off her stint shooting The Walking Dead Season 2, Callies journeyed to Thailand to visit refugee camps on the country’s border with Myanmar — commonly known as Burma — where the IRC assists those who have fled conflict and economic hardship at home.
Callies, who is still in Thailand, has been sending regular dispatches about her visit, to the IRC website. In her most recent post, Callies writes about meeting with a family who fled religious persecution in Vietnam and settled illegally as urban refugees. Callies had the privilege of delivering this family their first piece of happy news, an opportunity that left her feeling that she’d “never been more grateful for waterproof mascara.”Read More