The Ian Somerhalder Foundation: 'Vampire Diaries' star seeks to inspire and empower 'Generation Extinction'

ian-somerhalder-scream.jpgThe first time I spoke with "The Vampire Diaries" star Ian Somerhalder, he was still reeling from the shock of B.P.'s oil rig, the Deepwater Horizon, exploding off the coast of his Louisiana home. At the time, he was somewhat reluctant to use his celebrity as a platform for a cause. "I never wanted to be one of those actors with a political agenda," he told me.

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