Terry Fox

by Christian from Prescott

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My hero is Terry Fox. He tried to run across Canada with an artificial leg. He did this to raise money for cancer. He achieved a goal of raising millions of dollars while he was alive. Money is still raised every year in his name.

Terry Fox died when he was 20 years old in 1981. He was trying to run across Canada to raise money for cancer research, but he had to stop at Thunder Bay because he was too sick to continue.

He was a caring person and he persevered through his troubles. He was a good man. His story inspires people from all over the world.

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