This is my aunt on my mom’s side, Lidia Schaefer. She is actually my mother’s best friend from Ethiopia. They grew up together, but I’ve always known her as my aunt. She has been nominated as a CNN Hero for her work in Ethiopia. She has built a school in Ethiopia for the children of her village. She is also working on building a secondary school.
I know voting isn’t open yet…but I’m so excited and proud of my aunt!!!!!
If you wish to make a donation, please visit her site.
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Check out the TV schedule for the next couple of days!! All times below are EST!
FRIDAY – June 12th
- CNN: 8 am, 11 am, 2 pm
- HLN (formerly known as Headline News): 7:30 am, 1:30 pm, 5 pm, 8 pm
- CNN Int’l: 2 am , 7 am, 12 pm, 8 pm
SATURDAY – June 13th
- CNN: 10 am, 2 pm, 5 pm, 11 pm
- HLN: 8 am
- CNN en Español – they will broadcast an entirely Spanish version of the original English story
Monday – June 15th:
- Premiere in Panorama Mundial 9pm EST
Tuesday June 16th:
- Al Dia 7 am
- Nuestro Mundo 2 pm
- Encuentro 6 pm
- Directo 7 pm
Thanks to Tara Copp Connolly for nominating Lidia Schaefer as a CNN Hero!!!
2 Replies to “Vote for my AUNT!!!”
She’ll certainly have my vote! What a wonderful cause & selfless act.
What an awesome person!
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