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In Pictures: CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute

AT the CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute at the Kodak Theater in Hollywood, Filipino educator Efren Peñaflorida is being crowned ‘2009 Hero of the Year’ as decided by such hero makers as former US Secretary of State Colin Powell, Whoopi Goldberg (rape-rape), Ted Turner, Shakira, Sir Elton John and website voters.

For his “pushcart classroom”, aka the Dynamic Teen Company, Peñaflorida gets to meet Eva Mendes, whish makes his work worthwhile. In case meeting a jobbing celeb is not enough Peñaflorida also receive $100,000. This will be used to fund his work.

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Posted: 22nd, November 2009 | In: Reviews | Comment