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Anderson Cooper – Real Action Hero

Anderson Cooper hosts the annual CNN Hero Awards every Thanksgiving.  He is exposed to hundreds of heroes from around the world.  This week, he became one while on duty in Haiti.  The following is from his blog. I saw a looter on the roof of the store they’d broken into throw what I think was […]

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CNN Heroes – The Ten Finalists

Anderson Cooper described the CNN Heroes award ceremony as being “about making a change in people’s lives, and celebrating people who are making changes.” Each of the social heroes on tonight’s presentation received $25,000 to help them continue their work with the winner getting an extra $100,000.  That money will probably fade in comparison with […]

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CNN Heroes on Thanksgiving Night – The Pre-Show

Tonight was the third annual CNN Heroes: An All Star Tribute hosted by Anderson Cooper.  While the winner was announced earlier in the week, this show is regularly a parade of amazing, ordinary people.  The focus is on Real Action Heroes – those people who have seen a need and taken action. Larry King presented […]

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Quotes From CNN Heroes Telecast

I’ve been moved to tears tonight while watching CNN’s Heroes Tribute.  I’m not often moved to tears.  This show has been a testament to the idea that heroes are born through doing little good things every day.  You need to choose to do something.  Something good.  And do it every day. Here are some quotes […]

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