Sunday, November 22, 2009 | Posted in , ,

Efren Peñaflorida, a devoted teacher who started a pushcart classroom in the Philippines in the area of Cavite bring education to all poor children who cannot attend school has been named the 2009 CNN Hero of the Year. 

The event started with an audience of 3,000 at the Kodak Theatre.  He will received $100,000 to continue his advocacy in Dynamic Teen Company.
"Our planet is filled with heroes, young and old, rich and poor, man, woman of different colors, shapes and sizes. We are one great tapestry," "Each person has a hidden hero within, you just have to look inside you and search it in your heart, and be the hero to the next one in need.
Filipino people are very proud of you!



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