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A Canadian Hero

At Simon Fraser University, in Burnaby, BC, there’s a bronze statue memorial for Terry Fox.  He’s a Canadian hero.  He decided that, while he had cancer and had already had a leg removed, he would run across Canada to show both that people with cancer could accomplish great things and raise awareness to the cause of research for a cure for cancer.  Along the way he quietly ran into the hearts of millions of Canadians.  He’s definitely one of my heroes.

Keep running, Terry.

One response

  1. Kerry

    The Canadian embassy here organizes a Terry Fox run every year…I’ve never participated, but I’ve always wanted to. Maybe this year. 🙂

    April 29, 2011 at 7:46 am