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3.05.2009

Efren Penaflorida




Efren Peñaflorida
AKA Efren Geronimo Peñaflorida Jr.

  • 1st Filipino CNN 'Hero of the Year' (2009)
  • 1st Filipino to become a nominee of the annual CNN Heroes awards


QUOTE
"Our planet is filled with heroes, young and old, rich and poor, man, woman of different colors, shapes and sizes. We are one great tapestry. Each person has a hidden hero within, you just have to look inside you and search it in your heart, and be the hero to the next one in need."

ALIAS
"F!"

DATE OF BIRTH
March 5, 1981


FATHER: Efren Peñaflorida Sr.
MOTHER: Lucila Geronimo


USEFUL LINKS

Pushcart educator named CNN Hero of the Year - CNN.com
Wikipedia Article on
Efren Peñaflorida website


Did you know...

  • ...that President Noynoy Aquino was the first Filipino bachelor to become President of the Republic of the Philippines?
  • ...that Astronomer Armando Lee was the first Filipino Master of Science (MS) degree holder in Astronomy in the Philippines?
  • ...that race driver Marlon Stockinger was the first Filipino-Swiss race winner in the Michelin Formula Renault UK Championship?
  • ...that Joy Rojas was the first Filipina to run across 3,107 miles across the United States?
  • ...that boxing champion Manny Pacquiao was the first Filipino sports billionaire?
  • ...that José Rizal was given the label 'First Filipino' by Leon Ma. Guerrero, the first Filipino Ambassador to Germany?

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