Terry Fox, shown during his run across Canada to raise money for cancer research in 1980, had to stop his journey just west of Thunder Bay, Ont., when his cancer returned and spread to his lungs.  A CDN HERO!

The legacy of Terry Fox's dream

Canadian Hero: Terry Fox, shown during his run across Canada to raise money for cancer research in had to stop his journey just west of Thunder Bay, Ont., when his cancer returned and spread to his lungs.

Terry Fox   "It occurs very rarely in the life of a nation that the courageous spirit of one person unites all people in their celebration of his life and in the mourning of his death."... Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau (1919-2000)

TERRY FOX begins his Journey of Hope April 1980 by dipping his artificial leg in the Atlantic Ocean in St. By the time his journey is over million dollars will be raised. Sadly Terry passed away June 1981

Terry Fox video to show your kids.

First Grade Garden: Terry Fox Run and link to running shoe activity

"I bet some of you feel sorry for me. Well don't. Having an artificial leg has its advantages. I've broken my right knee many times and it doesn't hurt a bit." • Terry Fox

Terry Fox "I bet some of you feel sorry for me. Having an artificial leg has its advantages.

Terry Fox { Biography and Comprehension Lesson Packet } $

Terry Fox Biography and Comprehension

This lesson packet includes a short story explaining the life and accomplishments of Terry Fox as well as several comprehension worksheets.

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