Maggie Doyne, who will be given an honorary degree by St. Bonaventure University on Dec. 7, was named CNN's Hero of the Year Tuesday night in New York.
In online voting that concluded Sunday night, Doyne beat out nine other CNN Hero finalists, who will all be profiled in a CNN special on Dec. 6. Doyne received $100,000 for her Blinknow Foundation.
Click here to see Doyne's emotional acceptance speech.
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