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Terry Fox

 

 

July 28th, 1958 - June 28th, 1981

Canadian athlete

 

Terry Fox is considered one of Canada’s greatest heroes of the 20th century. In 1977 he was diagnosed with a malignant tumour in his left knee bone and his leg had to be amputated. Fox created the “Marathon of Hope” in 1980 and set out to run across Canada from coast to coast in the hopes of raising money – and awareness – for cancer research. Unfortunately his cancer spread and he had to stop after running an impressive 5,373 km on an artificial leg. He died the following year. Every September since then people honour his memory by taking part in the Terry Fox Run, the world’s biggest one-day fundraiser for cancer research.


Vidéo : “The Marathon of Hope”

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705 Sainte-Catherine Street West
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Montréal, Québec (Canada)

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