New Yorkers for Children Gala

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New Yorkers for Children Gala

01 of 07

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"It was so emotional and bittersweet," said Liv Tyler (here with husband Royston Langdon) of a moving speech by a program graduate. "I couldn't stop crying."

02 of 07

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"There are 17,000 foster children in New York City, and they need all the support they can get," said Naomi Watts, here with Liev Schreiber.

03 of 07

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LeAnn Rimes treated the crowd to a five-song set, including a powerful rendition of the Gershwin classic "Summertime."

04 of 07

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Diane Kruger looked like a goddess at Cipriani, which served its famous Bellinis from silver trays.

05 of 07

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LeAnn Rimes, Naomi Watts and Isabella Rossellini all looked radiant.

06 of 07

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"This is something we can solve," said host Diane Sawyer, who mingled and posed for photographs with the event's honorees.

07 of 07

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Designer Zac Posen made his way down the red carpet looking dapper in a blue velvet blazer.

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