Winner: Pin Awesome People on Pinterest

Check out the winner of the Pin Awesome People on Pinterest project.

For our latest project, we asked you to pin awesome people on Pinterest and share the stories of the everyday heroes in your life. We received some great boards that featured many inspiring people, and we left it to the GOOD community to vote for their favorite submission.

We are happy to announce the winner: Linda Averbeck, whose board received the most votes. Linda will receive a GOOD T-shirt and a one year subscription to our print magazine. Click here to view the winning board. Congratulations, Linda!

To read about more awesome people, check out GOOD's People are Awesome Pinterest Board.


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