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Running A Marathon On Crutches

Running A Marathon On Crutches

Mar 22, 2007-- For most of his career, cameraman Angus Macfadyen enjoyed a fast-paced lifestyle, dashing off to exotic countries or war-torn locations to film. His life changed abruptly when a severe accident forced him into a plaster cast for four months. During that period Angus made an unusual decision: he decided to run a marathon - on crutches. Marathon officials gave him the green signal, and his grueling training regimen is underway. Hes already traveled well over 400 miles on his crutches. Through his running, Angus hopes to raise funds for No More Landmines, a non-profit cause close to his heart. "Temporarily losing the use of one leg gave me a brief insight into the mobility issues faced by victims of land mines, those fortunate enough to live," says Angus. (2021 reads)


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