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Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer recognized internationally for compassion

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer has been recognized for compassion.

A coalition of international organizations honored Mayor Greg Fischer with a City Leadership award for compassion.

The groups acknowledged Fischer for leading Louisville to be the first major city to sign on to the International Charter for Compassion.

They also cited his work in creating the annual volunteer initiative in Louisville, the Mayor's Give A Day Week of Service.

In April, more than 144,000 volunteers and acts of compassion were recorded.

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