CNN announced the 2009 Hero of the Year...Efren Peñaflorida, from Manila, who started a "pushcart classroom" in the Philippines to bring education to poor children as an alternative to gang membership. Click here to read the entire article.
Efren Peñaflorida is the founder of the Dynamic Teen Company. His story is truly inspiring!
I'm looking forward to watching the show on Thursday (I've already set the timer!).