Reminiscing on 40th anniversary of Terry Fox’s death

Terry Fox’s impact on Canadians is undeniable. In 1980, Fox embarked on his Marathon of Hope across Canada to raise money for cancer research after his own leg was amputated due to the disease. He ran 5,373 kilometres over 143 days before the cancer spread to other parts of his body forcing him to stop. June 28th marks the 40th anniversary of Terry’s untimely passing in 1981. His uncle, also named Terry Fox, says his nephew was a kind-hearted young man who wanted to do everything he could to help those who suffer from cancer.

Micah Quinn

After graduating from Mount Royal University in Calgary with a Broadcasting Diploma, Micah made the trek down to Lethbridge to work for Bridge City News. He has previously worked at City TV Calgary on the Breakfast Television morning show. He looks forward to connecting with this community, and reaching a new audience. Micah has a passion for interviewing and finding out why people think the way they do. You’ll often find him pursuing local feature stories and hard news.

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