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It's Official! Brad & Angie Prep Papers To Adopt Syrian Orphan -- All The Details Of The Deal

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Sep. 21 2015, Published 12:26 p.m. ET

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Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are expecting! RadarOnline.com has learned that after much discussion, the child have decided to move forward with the adoption of a Syrian orphan, adding one more to their brood of six.

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Goodwill Ambassador Angelina Jolie is on a two day visit to Irag and Syria

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The actress's humanitarian work as the United Nations High Commissioner On Refugees introduced her to the troubled Middle Eastern nation.

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Angelina Jolie meets Syrian refugees

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"On one solo trip, Angelina met three Syrian orphan siblings," not seen in any of these photos, an insider revealed.

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Angelina Jolie meets Syrian refugees

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"They were all brothers,"the insider said.

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"The middle child could speak some English."

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"Angelina was heartbroken to learn the three of them had seen their father taken away by Syrian soldiers, and their home was also bombed," said the source.

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U.N. Special Envoy for Refugees Angelina Jolie in Mardin

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"And they lost their mother in the bombing."

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Angelina Jolie visits Turkey’s Mardin

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"The oldest of the three was very quiet but never left Angie's side during the visit," according to the insider.

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UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie Meets Syrian Refugees And Displaced Iraqi Citizens In Iraq

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"Angie wanted to adopt all three, but when she got back to the United States, and told Brad about it, he said no," the source explained. "Going from six children to nine was just way too much, and Brad was concerned about how it would impact their other kids. But Angie didn't put up a fight. She knew it just wouldn't work."

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UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie Meets Syrian Refugees And Displaced Iraqi Citizens In Iraq

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But they compromised at adopting one. The source added, "It has been a very long process to adopt the Syrian orphan. The red tape has been almost impossible at times. It could take at least another four to five months before the child is brought to the United States."

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Angelina Jolie And Brad Pitt Visit Iraqi Refugees In Syria

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On a recent trip to Jordan to visit Syrian refugees, Angelina brought daughter, Shiloh.

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