Eva Mendes donned a flouncy black and gold frock to introduce the CNN Hero of the Year, Efren Penaflorida. The 21-year-old Filipino man created a program that encourages children living on the streets and in the slums of Philippines to choose education over gang life. Jason Merritt/GettyImages.com - November 21, 2009
Stars Celebrate Unsung Heroes
Celebs come out to honor ordinary people who have done extraordinary things at the CNN Heroes event in LA.