Terry Fox

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  • Terry Fox was born July 28th 1958 in Winnipeg

  • In 1966 Terry Fox moved to Surrey, B.C.

  • In 1968 Terry Fox moved to Coquitlam, B.C.

  • In 1977 Terry Fox was diagnosed with Osteogenic Sarcoma in his right leg at the age of 18.

  • In 1977 Terry Fox attended SFU and was on the junior varsity basketball team studying kinesiology

  • Terry Fox got his leg amputated March 9th 1977

  • Terry Fox started his Marathon of Hope race in April 12th 1980

  • Terry Fox ran 42 kilometres before he was forced to stop for medical reasons

  • Terry Fox's Marathon of Hope raised 24.17 Million dollars before he had to stop

  • Terry Fox passed away exactly 1 month before his birthday

  • On January 18th the Port Coquitlam Senior Secondary school was renamed Terry Fox High School because he went that school

  • Today we have raised over 700 million dollars towards cancer treatment