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Terry Fox
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Age22 (age at death)
Birthday 28 July, 1958
Birthplace Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Died 28 June, 1981
Place of Death New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada
Height 5' 10" (178 cm)
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Leo
Nationality Canadian
Occupation Personality
Claim to Fame Marathon of Hope
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Terrance Stanley Fox CC OD (July 28, 1958 – June 28, 1981) was a Canadian athlete, humanitarian, and cancer research activist. In 1980, with one leg having been amputated due to cancer, he embarked on an east to west cross-Canada run to raise money and awareness for cancer research. Although the spread of his cancer eventually forced him to end his quest after 143 days and 5,373 kilometres (3,339 mi), and ultimately cost him his life, his efforts resulted in a lasting, worldwide legacy. The annual Terry Fox Run, first held in 1981, has grown to involve millions of participants in over 60 countries and is now the world's largest one-day fundraiser for cancer research; over C$750 million has been raised in his name as of January 2018.

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