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Anuradha Koirala Is CNN’s 2010 Hero Of The Year

July 23, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Anuradha Koirala was chosen as CNN’s 2010 Hero of the Year. Koirala is a member of a group who rescued more than 12,000 women and girls from sex slavery since 1993. With her organization, she has provided a loving home for these victims. A place for them to heal, go to school, learn a skill, and for some who are infected with HIV/AIDS.

Koirala was voted by the public in an online poll that ran for eight weeks on Anderson Cooper, CNN’s primary anchor, revealed the result at the conclusion of the fourth-annual “CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute.”

Actress Demi Moore, who is an advocate in eliminating child sex slavery worldwide and founder of DNA – Demi and Ashton Foundation, introduced Koirala.

“Human trafficking is a crime, a heinous crime, a shame to humanity,” Koirala said after being introduced as one of the top 10 CNN Heroes of 2010. “I ask everyone to join me to create a society free of trafficking. We need to do this for all our daughters.”

Koirala will receive $100,000 in addition to the $25,000 awarded to each of the top 10 Heroes honored Saturday night. She will back to Nepal to continue her heroic service.

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