Coming up: A CNN Heroes Success Story

Top 10 CNN Heroes 

    Stan Hays

    Samir Lakhani

    Jennifer Maddox

    Andrew Manzi

    Rosie Mashale

    Leslie Morissette

    Mona Patel

    Khali Sweeney

    Aaron Valencia

    Amy Wright

Young Wonders 

    Young Wonder Sidney Keys III. Photographed by CNN Producer Meghan Dunn in Hazelwood, MO (suburb of St. Louis).

    Sidney Keys III

    At 11 years old, Sidney Keys III encourages a love of reading by helping boys see themselves in books through his monthly book club, Books n Bros.
    Young Wonder Christina Li. Photographed by Robert Humphreys for CNN in Stanford, CA.

    Christina Li

    Christina Li, 19, is helping close the gender gap in the tech world. In 2015, she created Hello World, a computer science camp for middle school girls.
    Campbell Remess
Project 365 by Campbell---making teddy bears for ill children
Tasmania, Australia

    Campbell Remess

    Campbell Remess, 13, spreads kindness and comfort to children battling illnesses. Through his Project 365, he creates and delivers custom-made teddy bears.
    Haile Thomas
The HAPPY Organization---nutritional education for kids by a kid
New Windsor, NY

    Haile Thomas

    Haile Thomas, 16, is leading the next generation toward a healthier future. Her HAPPY Organization brings cooking lessons and nutrition education to kids.


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