The subject of A Perfect Soldier, Aki Ra, was recently presented with a 2010 CNN Top Ten Hero Award this week in Los Angeles, California. The award was presented to Aki Ra by actress Renee Zellweger who introduced and honored him for his efforts to clear Cambodia of landmines.
CNN presented an all-star tribute to the top ten heroes of 2010 from LA’s Shrine Auditorium. Anderson Cooper hosted the fourth annual award show that spotlights everyday people who are changing the world. Joining the list of stars participating in the show were presenters Halle Berry, Demi Moore, Jessica Alba, Kid Rock, LL Cool J, Renee Zellweger, Gerard Butler, Kiefer Sutherland, Marisa Tomei and Aaron Eckhart. Rock legends Bon Jovi also performed at the two-hour celebrity-studded tribute.
The CNN Heroes tribute broadcast on Thanksgiving night and continued throughout this last weekend. For anyone who missed the broadcast, you can see more information with the below links. Congratulations to Aki Ra and the rest of the heroes!