On This Day: Terry Fox’s “Marathon of Hope” Comes to an End
On Sept. 1, 1980, amputee Terry Fox was forced to stop his 5,000-mile run across Canada after it was discovered that his bone cancer had spread to his lungs. He died 10 months later, but not before realizing his dream of raising one dollar for cancer research for every person in Canada.
Terry Fox Run 2015 - Red Deer
Find event details and tickets information for Terry Fox Run 2015 - Red Deer Hosted By The Terry Fox Foundation. Event starts at Sun Sep 20 2015 at 11:00 am and happening at Red Deer.
On This Date: March 2014 - Legion Magazine
MARCH 1, 1945 Despite serious leg wounds, Major Frederick Tilston braves heavy enemy fire in the Hochwald Forest, Germany, to deliver ammunition and organize defence of a captured headquarters. He is awarded the Victoria Cross.
Terry Fox to be inducted into Medical Hall of Fame
A key player in the development of insulin, the researcher who discovered the cystic fibrosis gene and others will be inducted along with Fox in 2012.