Efren Peñaflorida has been named the 2009 CNN Hero of the Year

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my friend, my hero, who started a “pushcart classroom” in the Philippines to bring education to poor children as an alternative to gang membership, has been named the 2009 CNN Hero of the Year.

I am so elated and very, very proud of him and his officers and volunteers at Dynamic Teen Company!

He’s truly such an inspiration! I love him and his spirit, dedication, perseverance and  FAITH!!!

Read the full story here…

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