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CNN Heroes

Past CNN Heroes

They're your neighbors, your friends, your colleagues, your parents. They are CNN Heroes, each of whom shows how one person can truly make a difference. All of this year's CNN Heroes were selected after being nominated by someone like you. This year's campaign culminates with a salute to the Top 10 CNN Heroes of 2014. "CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute" airs Sunday, Dec. 7 on the global networks of CNN.

Meet the past CNN Heroes:
2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007