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Terry Fox's Marathon Of Hope

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Terry Fox

Terry Fox a Canadian athlete with cancer had a dream to run across Canada to raise awareness for cancer research. Today he is inspiring millions. Throughout this reading, you will learn about Terry Fox, his marathon of hope and his goals and fundraising.
Terrance Stanley Fox “Terry Fox” was born on July 28, 1958, in Winnipeg. He had 3 siblings, Fred, Darrell, and Judith. As a young boy, Terry was very athletic. He loved to do distance running and play basketball. At age 18 Terry was diagnosed with osteosarcoma (Bone cancer). He had to get his leg amputated in order to survive. He endured 16 months of chemotherapy. After that, he had a dream to run across Canada. After about 14 months of training for the marathon of Hope Terry was
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