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10 steps toward a better future

(CNN)Their missions vary greatly: To provide loving homes for orphaned children, feed those in crisis or mend war’s psychological wounds. Yet they all share one goal: to improve the lives of those around them. This year’s top 10 CNN Heroes include an amputee who created her own support network, a cop who empowers the children Read more »

Meet the top 10 CNN Heroes of 2016

(CNN)They lead cancer patients on unforgettable adventures, help women escape Nashville’s seedy underbelly and bring healthcare to rural Kenya. “CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute” airs live on CNN and CNNgo Sunday, December 11 at 8 p.m. ET The causes they support vary as much as their backgrounds, but they have all dedicated their lives to Read more »

CNN Hero of the Year winner: ‘God chose me to help’

New York (CNN)Jeison Aristizbal wasn’t born destined for success. Hailing from one of the poorest areas of Cali, Colombia, and waging a constant battle with cerebral palsy, the world seemed dead set against him. Disabled kids proud they can do what others can’t Harry Swimmer transformed his horse farm into a sanctuary for children with Read more »