Catch up with five past Heroes of the Year

    Friday, Dec. 9 at 10p.m. ET

Top 10 CNN Heroes 

    Becca Stevens

    Harry Swimmer

    Jeison Aristizábal

    Craig Dodson

    Sherri Franklin

    Brad Ludden

    Luma Mufleh

    Georgie Smith

    Umra Omar

    Sheldon Smith

    This year, we're LIVE!

    CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute -  Sun., Dec.11 at 8p ET/ 5p PT

    CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute

    Global Telecast: Sunday, Dec. 11

    Find out who will be the CNN Hero of the Year

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    Everyday people changing the world

    About CNN Heroes

    Celebrating our tenth year of recognizing CNN Heroes, each of whom shows how one person can truly make a difference.


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