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Gigi Hadid got choked up while accepting Variety‘s Power of Women honor on Friday.

The 23-year-old international supermodel, who has fronted campaigns for such brands as Marc Jacobs, Prada, and Chanel, has made waves in the past two years for her philanthropic work as a UNICEF ambassador. At Variety‘s Power of Women NY presented by Lifetime, Hadid spoke alongside fellow honorees Bette Midler, Taraji P. Henson, Kacey Musgraves, and Christiane Amanpour about using her fame to better the world.

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