Vote for Your CNN Hero: Ordinary People, Extraordinary Impact

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Over the past week though, there have been little glimpses of happiness amid the disasters, scandals and economic bad news - stories about the CNN Heroes: Ordinary People Extraordinary Impact. Liz McCartney "Dedicated to helping Hurricane Katrina survivors in St. Maria Ruiz "Several times a week, Maria Ruiz of El Paso, Texas, crosses the border into Juarez, Mexico, bringing food, clothing and toys for hundreds of impoverished children and their families."