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About Terry Fox
Terry Fox was a renowned Canadian athlete, cancer activist and humanitarian best remembered for his Marathon of Hope, which saw him attempt to run across Canada on an artificial leg in order to raise awareness and money for cancer, a disease he himself was suffering from. He died of the disease at the age of 22 before completing his quest. He is regarded as one of Canada’s greatest heroes of all time.
He was the son of Betty Fox and Roland Fox. He grew up with three siblings.
In addition to becoming the youngest ever Companion of the Order of Canada in 1980, he also won other prestigious awards and honors, including the Lou Marsh Award.
With his Marathon of Hope, he hoped to raise $1 from each of the 24 million people living in Canada.
He covered a distance of 5,373 kilometers in 143 days on his prosthetic leg during his legendary Marathon of Hope.
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F.A.Q. about Terry Fox
When is his birthday?
Terry Fox's birthday is on July 28, 1958.
In how many days is his birthday?
Terry Fox's birthday is in 231 days
How old was Terry Fox when he died?
He was 22 years old.
When did he die?
He died in June 28, 1981.
How old would he be today?
Terry Fox would be 63 years old if he was alive today.
Where was Terry Fox from?
He was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
Terry Fox's Popularity
Terry Fox was a famous Canadian athlete and activist, who was born on July 28, 1958. As a person born on this date, Terry Fox is listed in our database as the 38th most popular celebrity for the day (July 28) and the 59th most popular for the year (1958).
People born on July 28 fall under the Zodiac sign of Leo, the Lion. Terry Fox is the 1127th most popular Leo.
Aside from information specific to Terry Fox's birthday, Terry Fox is the 458th most famous Canadian and ranks 1st in famous people born in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
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