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Terry Fox running his "Marathon of Hope" in 1980 to raise money for cancer research and awareness. He ran approx. 26 miles (about the distance of a marathon) every day for 143 days. I Am Canadian, Canadian History, Canadian People, Marathon, Fox Quotes, Ask The Dust, Cross Country Running, Getting Him Back, Faith In Humanity

Quote of the Day: Terry Fox

I don’t feel that this is unfair. That’s the thing about cancer. I’m not the only one, it happens all the time to people. I’m not special. This just intensifies what I did. It gives it more meaning…

Born on July Mattie began creating and sharing Heartsongs at the young age of He explained that Heartsongs are “gifts that reflect each person’s unique reason for being. We The People, Good People, Amazing People, Peace Essay, I Salute You, Muscular Dystrophies, Precious Children, Good Morning America, Poetry Books

About Mattie - Mattie J.T. Stepanek Foundation

Born on July 17, 1990, Mattie began creating and sharing Heartsongs at the young age of 3. He explained that Heartsongs are “gifts that reflect each person’s unique reason for being.”

Private Ralph Ignatowski died on March 1945 after capture and mistreatment by Japanese forces at the Battle of Iwo Jima. Iwo Jima Flag Raisers, Ira Hayes, Flags Of Our Fathers, Battle Of Iwo Jima, Marines, Usmc, Broken Doll, Us Marine Corps, My Buddy

Ralph Ignatowski - Wikipedia

Ralph Anthony "Iggy" Ignatowski (April 8, 1926 – March 4–7, 1945) was a United States Marine Corps private who was captured and killed by the Japanese in the Battle of Iwo Jima during World War II. The circumstances of this personally involved one of the Iwo Jima flag raisers, John Bradley. Ignatowski's death is also mentioned in the book Flags of Our Fathers, coauthored by the son of flag raiser John Bradley. The following are his recollections of Ignatowski's death: "I have tried so hard…

Paying honor and respect. Dean, Respect, History, Outdoor Decor, Historia

Paying honor and respect. Robert Dean Stethem

Feast Day: March 24 Lived (August 1917 – March The night before he was murdered while celebrating Mass, Archb. The Garrison, Us Government, Pope Francis, Saints, March, Mac

SAINT OSCAR ARNULFO ROMERO

Feast Day: March 24 Lived (August 15, 1917 – March 24, 1980) The night before he was murdered while celebrating Mass, Archb...

Roert Dean Stethem, US Navy Diver, Murdered by Hezbollah terrorists on TWA flight 847 - His crime being an American. I Like Dogs, Navy Military, United States Navy, Us Navy, Lessons Learned, A Good Man, Inspire Me, The Twenties, Shit Happens

Dinge en Goete (Things and Stuff)

"Those who don't know history are destined to repeat it." Edmund Burke. What happened on this Day in History?

When I was a kid in the Marines, I remember the first place I saw the WHITE ONLY, COLORED ONLY signs. They were on the wall in this train station in Rocky Mountain, North Carolina. Marine Corps Uniforms, Us Marine Corps, James Anderson, Medal Of Honor Recipients, Killed In Action, Black History Facts, Marines, Usmc, Navy Seals

African Americans in the Vietnam War

When I was a kid in the Marines, I remember the first place I saw the WHITE ONLY, COLORED ONLY signs. They were on the wall in this train station in Rocky Mountain, North Carolina. . . . I’ll never…