People: Jun. 10, 1985

When Terry Fox, who lost a leg to cancer, started a 1980 run across Canada to raise money for research, no one was more profoundly affected than Steve Fonyo, a boy from Vernon, B.C., who had also lost a leg to the disease. Fox raised more than $20 million before the spreading cancer ended his run; he died in 1981. But his spirit lived, as 14 months ago in St. John's, Nfld., Fonyo dipped his toe into the Atlantic and embarked on his own "journey for lives." Last week, after grinding down 4,924 miles, 17 pairs of running shoes and six...

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