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CNN Hero Linda Myers

For three decades, Linda Myers and her nonprofit have brought life-saving supplies to an estimated 3,000 elders in need on the Navajo Reservation.
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CNN Heroes: Adopt-A-Native-Elder

CNN Hero Linda Myers shows how her nonprofit helps Native American elders in remote areas of Arizona and Utah stay warm through the winter.
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CNN Heroes: What is a Philbot?

With the help of a robot from CNN Hero Leslie Morissette's nonprofit, one fourth grader stays connected to his school and friends while battling leukemia.


My Hero 

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    About My Hero:

    My Hero sits down with 12 CNN anchors and correspondents to reflect on the people who have touched their lives -- and demonstrate that heroism has many faces.

Monley, the boy from the rubble

Anderson Cooper's hero survived for eight days in the rubble of Haiti after a colossal earthquake in 2010. Seven years on he's a beacon of hope.

Elon Musk: A plan for humanity

Elon Musk once lived in a rental office in California and showered at the local YMCA. Now Kristie Lu Stout's hero wants to go to Mars.


Where are they now? 

    2008 Hero of the Year

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    Liz McCartney

    After Hurricane Katrina, Liz McCartney founded SBP, a nationally recognized leader in disaster recovery that has rebuilt nearly 1,200 homes in the U.S.

    2011 Hero of the Year

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    Robin Lim

    Robin Lim's organization, Bumi Sehat, was founded in 1995 and has since provided medical care to more than 300,000 expectant mothers and babies in Indonesia and the Philippines.

    2013 Hero of the Year

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    Chad Pregracke

    Chad Pregracke's nonprofit, Living Lands & Waters, has removed millions of pounds of waste, trash and toxic chemicals from rivers across the U.S. All five past Heroes of the Year received $10,000 from CNN.

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