We are pleased to announce that Aki Ra has been shortlisted as a top ten CNN HEREO of 2010! Aki Ra was a child soldier in Cambodia during the reign of the Khmer Rouge. During his formative years he was forced to lay thousands of landmines as a soldier. Since 1994 Aki Ra has been working tirelessly to clear landmines from his country and to provide support to children affected by landmines and poverty with the support of The Cambodian Landmine Museum Relief Fund and Cambodia Self Help Demining.
Please visit http://heroes.cnn.com/vote.aspx and place your vote for Aki Ra’s nomination for CNN HERO OF THE YEAR.
You can vote more than once! Voting ends Nov 18th.
Watch a trailer to the upcoming feature documentary film about Aki Ra: www.aperfectsoldier.com
To donate to Aki Ra’s organization visit: http://www.landmine-relief-fund.com