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Elena Duron Miranda
Elena Duron Miranda once witnessed children eating and collecting items from a trash dump in Bariloche, Argentina. Today, her nonprofit, PETISOS, helps keep about 200 children out of the dump and enrolled in school.
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CNN Hero: Elena Duron Miranda
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Elena Durón Miranda was initially chosen as one of the top 10 CNN Heroes, but she later asked to withdraw. CNN honored her request.