Terry Fox: A Tragic Hero

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Terry Fox is a brave man who ran a huge quantity of Canada, who inspired millions across the world. On July 28, 1958, our amazing hero, Terry Fox was born. He lived with a family who always encouraged and supported him. This includes: his mom, Betty and his dad, Rolly. Also, his siblings Darryl, Fred and Judith. Terry was an amazing athlete and played many sports, for example, baseball and distance running. However, basketball was the sport he enjoyed the most. In addition, he was chosen for his school’s basketball team. At the age of 18, Terry was diagnosed with cancer in the right knee and was forced to get it amputated. The night before the surgery, his basketball coach has given him an article about the first amputee to run across New York.
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