The top 10 CNN Heroes of the year were honored December 2 during a star-studded gala at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. See how the night unfolded, from the red carpet arrivals to the much-anticipated announcement of the CNN Hero of the Year.
Blog curated by Steve Krakauer, Kyle Almond and Dorrine Mendoza, with help from JD Cargill on the red carpet.
I think one of the heroes helping children will win. Raising children well by itself is like moving a mountain in retrospect. those who have kids know and most kids today have no idea. Way to go Heroes!Mr.SmythDec 2, 2012 at 9:03 PM
Malya Villard-Appolon is a rape survivor dedicated to supporting victims of sexual violence in Haiti. It takes a lot of courage and determination to tell others to go out of silence. “Do not be afraid to say that you have been victimized”,,, and when the victims seek help, she offers supports through her organization. Helping victims of sexual violence in Haiti!!!IcaDec 2, 2012 at 9:02 PM
For many girls in Afghanistan, the simple act of walking to school can be a life-threatening journey.
"You close the door behind you, and you enter a war zone," said Nushin Arbabzadah, an American-based author and scholar who was raised in Afghanistan.
Full story from CNN's Allie Torgan
I'm skipping "Walking Dead" for this!Chauncey RichardsonDec 2, 2012 at 9:13 PMDelete