In 1996, Terry Hitchcock ran from Minneapolis to Atlanta in 75 consecutive days, covering the equivalent of a marathon or more each day. He ran because he wanted to bring attention to all everyday heroes, because he wanted to make towns and cities and even the whole country aware that 35 million people struggle everyday with the extraordinary challenges and crushing heartbreaks of being part of a single-parent family. He ran in spite of freezing rain and unbearable heat, in spite of aches and pains and cramps that wracked his 57-year-old body, in spite of uncharitable people who made fun of him and even tried to run him off the road at times. No matter. He just kept running each day, everyday until he broke the finish line tape in Atlanta.


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  • Tim

    Thanks for nice comments. Please support of documentary by joining the My Run Group on Facebook. #/group.php?gid=29649254351

  • ALexander da greatest

    A wonderful stroy

  • Aakash Jivani

    We hope that we get this t ype of good persons in the world. Hats Off to Him.

  • Jackie A

    What a cool guy! How inspiring- you can accomplish you dream with dedication!

  • Tommy

    Hope often one forgets the value of our families and friends. The time to love and share is at this moment- we may not have a second chance. Such a great message and inspiration.

  • Steve

    This is awesome! I can't wait to see this film... wonderful.

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