SAMIR LAKHANI: From Soap Bank to CNN Heroes

Samir Lakhani, a recipient of CNN Heroes Award, founded a soap bank in Cambodia in order to increase hygiene awareness and prevent the spread of diseases.  He came up with his idea while on a humanitarian mission in Cambodia, known for its famous Angkor Wat temple.

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RO KHANNA: Beating Out An 8 Term Incumbent

Ro Khanna beat out Congressman Mike Honda, an 8 term incumbent, to become a US Congressman from the famous 17th congressional district of California (Silicon Valley where Apple is based) in the 2016 general election.  He is only one of the six members of Congress who doesn’t take campaign contributions from Political Actions Committees (PACs).

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