Thirty-two years ago a young man, virtually unknown, begun a journey that will not end until the enemy he fought against was gone. Terry Fox started his race across Canada to raise funds for cancer research on April 12 and inspired the world.
Thirty years ago young Terry Fox was forced to give up his run across Canada when cancer returned. The news that cancer had come back to the young inspirational athlete was heartbreaking to his parents Betty and Rolly Fox.
It's been 17 years since that fateful day that a Canadian hero ran into town. He was already weakened by the cancer that was returning to his body. But the money that he had hoped to get for cancer research was coming in.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia — At the research laboratories named in honor of Terry Fox, there were no formal ceremonies Thursday to mark the 20th anniversary of the death of the Canadian hero.
But Fox's memory is never far from the minds of hundred..