Heroes are the stars at CNN ceremony

10 honored at CNN Heroes event

Very few knew who Anuradha Koirala was prior to Saturday night’s “CNN Heroes” event at the Shrine Auditorium, but she was a rock star by evening’s end.

Koirala, who has rescued from sex trafficking and provided care for more than 12,000 girls in Nepal, was named hero of the year among the 10 honorees.

Another honoree, Linda Fondren, who has battled the obesity epidemic in her home state of Mississippi and helped 2,500 people lose a combined 15,000 pounds, said, “Now is the time to use the greatest weapon we have: the ability to use each other.”

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