01/01/2011 03:39 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

'Be the Change: Save a Life' Viewers Donate $500K To Charity

On Dec. 17, 2010, ABC News aired a special edition of "20/20" called "Be the Change: Save a Life," hosted by World News anchor Diane Sawyer and senior health and medical editor Dr. Richard Besser. The special focused on the health conditions endured by the poorest of the poor in nine countries, and some of the innovations designed to help them.

The response from viewers was overwhelming.

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