Dr. Kwane Stewart Named 2023 CNN Hero of the Year

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Dr. Kwane Stewart, CNN Hero of the Year 2023

December 10, 2023

On December 10, 2023, at the 17th Annual CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute, Dr. Kwane Stewart was named the 2023 CNN Hero of the Year. Hosted by CNN Anchor Anderson Cooper and CNN Anchor and Chief Legal Analyst Laura Coates, the global broadcast aired live tonight from the American Museum of Natural History in New York City.

Dr. Stewart helps people experiencing homelessness care for their beloved pets, offering judgement-free veterinary treatment on the streets to animals in need.

Each Top 10 CNN Hero will be awarded $10,000 and Dr. Stewart, as the Hero of the Year, will receive an additional $100,000 grant to continue his life-changing work.

Read the full press release here.

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