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CNN's Candy Crowley Emcees Vital Voices Reception at the W

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    CNN newswoman Candy Crowley emceed the Vital Voices Reception at the W Hotel last night for an event that honored Stephen Lewis, Ambassador Luis CdeBaca and Dr. Denis Mukwege.

    "The three men we’re paying tribute to tonight have dedicated their lives to treating, preventing and ending violence against women around the world," Crowley said last night.  "I’m so pleased to be here as we honor them for their remarkable contributions.”

    Noted playwright Eve Ensler, best known for The Vagina Monologues, introduced Congolese gynecologist Dr. Mukwege who helps women who have experienced extreme sexual violence in a country where rape is an epidemic. 

    “He does twelve operations a day,” she said, “and is never sure he is making a difference.”