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Angelina Jolie left an orphanage in Ho Chi Minh City last night, and took with her a boy from the Tam Binh home. Staff and children gathered to welcome Angelina and her adopted Cambodian
Nguyen Van Trung, director of the orphanage, said: "This morning he woke up
Angelina then visited the Department of Justice in Ho Chi Minh City, where
"The boy's name is Pax Thien Jolie, born in November 2003, according to the orphanage where he has lived. His name means Peaceful Sky – Pax is peace in Latin and Thien is sky in Vietnamese reports People Magazine
The boy had been living at the Tam Binh orphanage outside Ho Chi Minh City ever since he was abandoned at a hospital as a baby, according to adoption officials. Shortly after he arrived at the facility, staff attempted to locate his birth parents, but to no avail.
Angelina Jolie and Pax Thien Jolie got into a Toyota SUV which then sped over to the Department of Justice, where Jolie may have finished the paperwork for the adoption, reports the AP.
Jolie's rep says she took custody of the child on Thursday in Vietnam. They will remain in the country for about a week while the child's American passport is processed, the rep says.
Angelina, 31 - who is dating Brad Pitt - has made a solo application to
Angelina and Brad, 43, jointly adopted two-year-old Ethiopian baby Zahara.
"He is in good health," orphanage director Nguyen Van Trung told the Associated Press, adding that the boy gets along with the other children and likes playing soccer. "He is a little bit shy."
Trung also said Jolie's adoption was swiftly processed because the boy is older and his files were already nearly complete.