Stars get real: celebs roll up their sleeves and lend a hand to ordinary folk

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Stars get real: celebs roll up their sleeves and lend a hand to ordinary folk

By helping passers-by in a predicament, these celebrity Samaritans show they haven't forgotten what it feels like to be an ordinary person with real-life problems.

Get me to the church on time! Always a gentleman, Tom Hanks went from on-screen leading man to true hero while filming Angels and Demons in Rome.

When the actor realised the film crew had blocked a bride from getting to the church, he came to her rescue, halting his schedule to make sure she and her father made it in time
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