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Terry Fox has become the poster child of the person who can overcome any obstacle and
triumph over any adversity that stands in his way. This is important to Canada because he
is a reflection of the character of Canadians that is seen around the world. Terry Fox has
given Canada a true role model. Terry Fox has shown the world that Canadians are full with
heart and determination. He has shown Canadians, and the world that perseverance will pay
off. Terry Fox had all the obstacles lined up and he knocked them down, although the
malignant tumor in his right leg finally overwhelmed Terry, he still overcame numerous
obstacles. Terry Fox had dealt with the tumor in his leg and he overcame the amputation of
his leg. He also managed to train for the marathon of hope even though overcoming a
physical and emotional amputation. He also was able to start his run for the marathon of
Hope, by an valiant attempt to run across Canada raising money as he ran. Even though
Terry Fox did not complete his goal he still lives on today in our currency, stamps, and
many more ways. Terry Fox has given Canada some one that they can try to measure up to.


Terry Fox is a native of Winnipeg, Manitoba, however he spent his child years in Port
Coquitlam, British Columbia. Terry was an athletic teenager, participated in various
sports. Terry was only 18 years old when the doctors broke the news that he had bone
cancer. Thus the doctors were compelled to have his right leg amputated 15 centimetres
above the knee in 1977. However, Terry Fox over came is amputation with optimism and
grace, he was determined to do something with his life. When Terry was recovering in the
hospital he was so overwhelmed of all the suffering and bravery by the other cancer
patients. He was also inspired by the children cancer patients bravery, that he knew that
he too had to be brave. Furthermore prove that his life was worth doing something great
with. In the spring of 1977 Terry begins his first steppingstone into showing the world
what Canadians are all about. Terry was illuminated with a brilliant idea, a cross-Canada
run to raise money for cancer victims, "The Marathon of Hope" . Terry's next step was to
start training for this ambitious project. He had to teach himself how to run again, this
was not as easy as it sounds. It took Terry a few months before he was able to sustain
himself while running. However while Training Terry ran over 5,000 kilometers this pales
compared to the distance of Canada coast to coast. Nonetheless Terry was still determined
to attempt the run. By fall Terry was confident in his condition that he was ready to
contact the Canadian Cancer Society for them to support his run. In his letter he writes,
I'm not a dreamer, and I'm not saying this will initiate any kind of definitive answer or
cure to cancer, but I believe in miracles. I have to.". Terry later received a letter of
optimism and hope from the Canadian Cancer Society. The Canadian Cancer Society wished
Terry the best of luck. At this time to Canada and to the rest of the world, Terry Fox did
not exist. No one knew who he was. However, over time his voice would be herd, his name
would be recognized, the sleeping giant was awakening.


Even though Terry had little media and public support when he first began his journey he
was still determined to accomplish his personal goal to make it across Canada. He knew
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