His impact on Canadians
Terry Fox at age 21, ran across Canada to raise money for cancer research. Terry Fox was a heroic man to run across Canada with a prosthetic leg. In the summer of 1980, Terry Fox ran half way across Canada, with a total of 3,339 miles. Terry Fox raised well over $23 million more then what he hoped for. Many Canadian schools run on September 24th to raise money for cancer research, so that Terry fox's dream of cancer free world would still go on.