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Terry Fox Full Biography, Early Life, Parents & Brother
Terry Fox was born on July 28, 1958, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. He has a brother, Fred and a younger brother Darrell, and a younger sister, Judith. Fox had raised $1.7 million (equivalent to $5 million in 2018) by the time he was forced to abandon the Marathon.
Fox Terry Story, Personal Life, Girlfriend & Wife
Fox soon learned to run using an artificial leg, and by 1979 he was able to complete a marathon (26.2 miles [42 km]). A few months later he decided to run across Canada in order to raise money for cancer research. Supporters and well-wishers from around the world inundated Fox with letters and tokens of support.
Fox Terry Education
Terry Fox enrolled at Simon Fraser University, where he studied kinesiology as a stepping stone to becoming a physical education teacher.
Fox Terry Biography / Wiki
|Real Full Birth Name||Terry Fox|
|Occupation||Canadian athlete, humanitarian, and cancer research activist|
|Age (As of 2019)||22 years old.|
|Date of Birth||July 28, 1958|
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Straight.|
|Zodiac Birth Sign||Leo.|
|House Location||Morrill Street in Port Coquitlam|
|Parents||Terry Fox Father name is Rolland Fox. |
Terry Fox Mother name is Betty Fox.
|Siblings||Brother: Fred Fox. |
Brother: Darrell Fox.
Brother: Judith Fox.
Personal Life Relationship
|Social media||Instagram: – |
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5′ 10 ½”. |
Centimeters: 179.1 cm.
Meters: 1.79 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 72 Kg. |
Pounds: 161 lbs.
|Distinctive Features||1. Athletic Body. |
2. Fair Skin Tone.
3. Short Hair.
|Shoe Size (UK)||9.|
|Highest Qualification||Physical Education|
|School||Mary Hill Junior High School|
|College / University||Simon Fraser University|
Terry Fox movies and tv shows
|Films or Movies||1. The Terry Fox Story |
|Net worth (approx.)||N/A|
Terry Fox Films
Fox’s story was shown in the film The Terry Fox Story. The film starred amputee actor Eric Fryer and Robert Duvall, and the movie was nominated for eight Genie Awards and won five, including Best Picture and Best Actor. Another movie, Terry, focused on the Marathon of Hope.
Terry Fox Death Reasons
Fox received multiple chemotherapy treatments, but the disease continued to spread. As his condition worsened, Canadians hoped for a miracle and Pope John Paul II sent a telegram saying that he was praying for Fox.
Terry Fox Family Photo
Terry Fox Honours
- The Terry Fox Fountain of Hope was installed in 1982 on the grounds of Rideau Hall.
- Seven statues, including the Terry Fox Monument in Ottawa, which was the genesis of The Path of Heroes, a federal government initiative that seeks to honor the people that shaped the nation.
|Canada 150 Terry Fox stamp||Postage stamp|
|Terry Fox Award||Award|
|Terry Fox Foundation|
|Terry Fox Hall of Fame||Hall of Fame|
|Terry Fox, Marathon of Hope||Postage stamp|
|Terry Fox Memorial and Lookout||Lookout, monument with statue|
Interesting Facts about Terry Fox
- He was an enthusiastic athlete, playing soccer, rugby, and baseball as a child. His passion was for basketball and though he stood only five feet tall and was a poor player at the time.
- Fox’s basketball coach at Mary Hill Junior High School, felt he was better suited to be a distance runner and encouraged him to take up the sport.
- He refused to regard himself as disabled.