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 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.
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