Into the Wind

Into the Wind

DVD - 2010
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Three years after having his right leg amputated six inches above the knee, Terry Fox set out to spread awareness and raise funds for cancer research by running across Canada. Anonymous at the start of his journey, Fox steadily captured the heart of a nation with his marathon of hope. After 143 days and two-thirds of the way across Canada, Fox's journey came to an abrupt end when newly discovered tumors took over his body. Two-time NBA MVP Steve Nash shares Fox's incredible story of hope.
Publisher: United States : ESPN Films, 2010.
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (50 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Alternative Title: 30 for 30 (Television program)


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Jun 14, 2011

A true and inspiring story about the true events of the Canadian hero Terry Fox. Coming form the province of British Columbia and becoming a leg amputee at the age of 19 from cancer, Terry decided to run a Marathon of Hope across Canada. Starting in St. John's, Newfoundland and ending in Thunder Bay, Ontario. He managed to run an average of 42 Km a day, and in the end a total of 5, 373 Km over a period of 143 days. This is truly remarkable and heartfelt story about a true Canadian hero.

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