Posted on Feb. 15th 2010 at 08:23 am EST (813 views, 0 comments)
India adores 'Canada's Gandhi'
30 years after his Marathon of Hope, Terry Fox runs for cancer pick up steam in subcontinent.
Article by Rick Westhead:
MUMBAI–As the sun rose over this teeming coastal city, its streets flickering to life, Akash Dube laced up his running shoes and reflected on the people he considers a hero.
In a country where many teens grow up idolizing Bollywood movies stars, cricket players and even India's larger-than-life politicians, the 17-year-old Dube said he looks up to his brother, a computer programmer, and his father, who run a thriving cold-storage business.
Then there's his other hero: Terry Fox.
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