(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 changing the world.
And now, they have more in common: They’re this year’s top 10 CNN Heroes.
Each of these heroes will receive a $10,000 cash prize. One of the 10 will be named “CNN Hero of the Year,” and receive an additional $100,000 for his or her cause.
Their efforts are being highlighted at “CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute,” a global broadcast event on CNN Sunday night. For the first time, ABC’s Kelly Ripa will join Anderson Cooper as co-host for this special 10th-annual show, live from New York’s American Museum of Natural History.
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