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Efren Peñaflorida Wins CNN Hero Of The Year 2009

Efran Penaflordia

First Posted: 03/18/10 06:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 03:45 PM ET

CNN -- Efren Peñaflorida, who started a "pushcart classroom" in the Philippines to bring education to poor children as an alternative to gang membership, has been named the 2009 CNN Hero of the Year.

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