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Robin Lim: Life After Becoming a CNN Hero

Rio Helmi | Posted 10.09.2013 | Impact
Rio Helmi

It's kind a fun to see a Hindu mom, a Muslim mom, a Christian mom and all their families altogether crashed out in the same recovery room and they end up exchanging phone numbers and become friends because their kids have the same birthdays.

Press Play: Old Skool Café

Sonya Denyse | Posted 08.06.2013 | San Francisco
Sonya Denyse

More than the media flavor of the month, Old Skool Café is everlasting, seasoning, changing the lives of youth and the community around them.

An Intimate Conversation with CNN Hero Somaly Mam

Angella Nazarian | Posted 03.11.2013 | Impact
Angella Nazarian

Universally recognized as a visionary for her courage, dignity, ingenuity and resilience, Somaly has been honored as one of Time Magazine's "100 Most Influential People of 2009" and as a CNN Hero.

CNN Hero Overcomes Loss, Transforms The Lives Of Teen Moms In Colombia

Posted 11.20.2012 | Impact

For most people, a personal tragedy -- like the death of a son -- doesn't result in an initiative that goes on to save the lives of thousands. But...

Global Motherhood: What Is a Hero?

Twesigye Jackson Kaguri | Posted 08.26.2012 | Impact
Twesigye Jackson Kaguri

A hero can be a brave and noble person willing to sacrifice his or her life. But in my mind, a true hero is one who gives unselfishly to help others.

Robin Lim: Obsessions of a Hero

Rio Helmi | Posted 01.02.2012 | Impact
Rio Helmi

Every 15 minutes around the world, 23 babies die during birth, 28 are stillborn, and 86 infants under 1 month old die of various causes. In truth, these numbers are conservative.

Last Call For 2011 CNN Hero Nomination

Posted 10.31.2011 | Impact

Know a certain someone who's worked tirelessly to help impoverished kids, protect the environment or otherwise impact others in an innovative, positiv...

Listen to Your Heart

Vivian Glyck | Posted 08.09.2011 | Impact
Vivian Glyck

There is a world of compassionate heroes out there who listen to their hearts every day. And I know that an open heart breeds gratitude -- the greatest cure for our own and our world's woes.

The Killing Fields and Indonesia's Relations with Cambodia Revisited

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

I first met Benny Widyono at an Indonesian Consulate fete years ago. I knew upon meeting him that he had an extraordinary mind and knew Asia's south...

Dr. Sean Daneshmand, CNN Hero, Helps Families With Sick Children

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Dr. Sean Daneshmand, through his nonprofit Miracle Babies, provides financial assistance to families who have given birth to high-risk babies. After h...

Efren Peñaflorida Wins CNN Hero Of The Year 2009

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

CNN -- Efren Peñaflorida, who started a "pushcart classroom" in the Philippines to bring education to poor children as an alternative to gang m...

Young CNN Hero Teaches Girls to "Just Yell Fire"

Michelle Bart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Michelle Bart

Dallas Jessup is 17-year-old expert martial artist who grew a community service project to fight predators into a Million Girl Revolution with her non-profit, Just Yell Fire.