Chad Pregracke has made it his life’s work to clean up the Mississippi River and other American waterways. Since 1998, nearly 70,000 volunteers have helped Pregracke and his nonprofit remove more than 7 million pounds of garbage from 23 rivers across the country.
One of this year’s Top 10 Heroes will become the ‘CNN Hero of the Year’ and awarded $250,000 to continue their work.
You can vote once a day, every day at www.cnnheroes.com through Sunday, November 17.
This year's World Series is special to Boston. It comes six months after the bombing at the Boston Marathon severely tested the city's resilience. By all accounts, the people who call Boston home have emerged stronger than ever.'Boston Strong,' as they say. For bombing survivor Steven Byrne, it has been a tough road to recovery, buoyed by the spirit of the city and his beloved Red Sox. Gary Tuchman went to Boston and watched game one of the series with Steven.
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"I didn't come from animal activism, I was a mother who took her kids to Sea World." That's how Gabriela Cowperthwaite describes her background before making "Blackfish." She talks about why she made the film and her handling of trainer Dawn Brancheau's death.
After making the film "Blackfish," Gabriela Cowperthwaite makes the argument "the most important thing that we learned from having whales in captivity, is ironically that they should not be in captivity." Jack Hanna questions the definition of what many people consider to be captivity.
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