‘The Day My God Died’ Hero Up for CNN Award

November 17, 2010 by Brooke Shelby Biggs in Where Are They Now?

anuradha-portrait.jpgAnuradha Koirala, who was featured in the 2004 Independent Lens film The Day My God Died, has been nominated as a Top 10 CNN Hero. Voting for the prestigious honor is now closed, but the Hero of the Year will be honored on Thanksgiving Day on CNN.

The Day My God Died
, by Andrew Levine, introduced us to Koirala, whose Maiti Nepal organization rescues children and young women from sex trafficking in India and Nepal. She is estimated to have rescued more than 12,000 women and girls from sex slavery so far.
After the jump, watch the entire film online.

Brooke Shelby Biggs