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Former French First Lady wants to do more charity work after India slum visit

Published on Jan 28, 2014 10:52 PM

MUMBAI (AFP) - Former French First Lady Valerie Trierweiler said on Tuesday during a charity trip to India that she did not wish to return to political journalism but would like to deepen her humanitarian commitments.

On a visit to a Mumbai slum on the second day of her India trip with French charity Action Contre La Faim (Action Against Hunger), Ms Trierweiler told AFP that she would like to do more charity work - "especially towards poor children".

Still employed as an arts writer by the French magazine Paris Match, she said however that she did not wish to return to political reporting.

"I do not want to and it would be too complicated," said the twice-married career journalist.

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