Terry Fox -- the gentleman who hiked from the Atlantic to the Pacific

Terry Fox -- the gentleman who hiked from the Atlantic to the Pacific statue canada

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

Terry Fox meets with Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau in Ottawa on July 2, 1980. Both are on the Top Ten Heroes list. (The Canadian Press)

Harper gov't Top 10 list for Cda's 150th birthday cites Liberal, NDP icons

Terry Fox meets with Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau in Ottawa on July Both are on the Top Ten Heroes list. (The Canadian Press) But, they are my personal top 2 heroes.

Thank You, Terry Fox - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terry_Fox

Terry Fox hoped to raise one dollar for each of Canada’s 24 million people, a goal he met despite being forced to end his run after 143 days and kilometers when his cancer spread to his lungs. He died nine months after being forced to end his marathon.

At Mile Zero in Victoria BC, you'll find the Terry Fox Memorial. Fox lost his right leg to cancer when he was only 18 years old. In an effort to raise money for cancer research, he began what was to be a cross-country run across Canada. He started in Newfoundland, and planned to finish in Victoria at Mile 0. Unfortunately, Terry never reached his dream. He made it halfway through Ontario before chest pains forced him to stop and go to the hospital. The cancer had spread to his lungs. He…

Photo by Lisa Cole Photo by Lisa Cole At Mile Zero in Victoria BC, you'll find the Terry Fox Memorial . Fox lost his right leg to can.

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