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Vote for CNN Heroes, individuals changing the world.

Tess Stansbury

It's a good thing, I think, to recognize and celebrate the work that individuals and organizations are doing to support their communities and enhance the quality of life for others. It's time to support an award ceremony that isn't for the already recognized and wealthy. It's time to support those who aren't recognized for the life-changing work they are doing.

Vote for your CNN hero, but more than that, learn about what work is being done and how YOU can be a part of it.

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      • Tess Stansbury

        That's truly awesome. I actually voted for Estella as well. I thought her idea was the perfect combination of education, technology, mobility, and accessibility to poor communities. It is admirable for someone to choose to not stop working when the law says you can, and instead create positive change- and in a sustainable way that will affect future generations! They were all great, I love to see such an active civil society. Thanks for the article share and the comment- sorry about the late reply.

        • Alessandra Rizzotti

          Awesome. Good to know. Excited to see who gets picked. Unless they already chose someone?