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One Foot in Front of the Other: The Journey of a Million Steps

One Foot in Front of the Other: The Journey of a Million Steps

by Mike Duhacek
One Foot in Front of the Other: The Journey of a Million Steps

One Foot in Front of the Other: The Journey of a Million Steps

by Mike Duhacek

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Overview

While my mother was fighting for her life, I looked up at a sign on the hospital wall that read, 'One in three Canadians will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime,' and while I didn't realize it yet, the seed for helpmeburycancer had been planted.

Planning a solo walk of one million steps across Ontario, Canada, during the most frigid month of the year, I decided to pull a one hundred and twenty-five pound sled with neon yellow letters spelling out CANCER behind me and bury them upon my arrival in Ottawa, our nation's capital, to raise funds and awareness for the Canadian Cancer Society. I quickly decided I could wait no longer and the time to act was now, and so my journey of a million steps began.

Experience this story of family love, the kindness of strangers, the strength that comes from struggle, and one man's determination to make a difference.



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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780228837459
Publisher: Tellwell Talent
Publication date: 08/31/2020
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.31(d)

About the Author

Mike is a proud member of the Halton Regional Police Service and is the recipient of various awards in Community Support and Support Services. As a cancer fundraiser, he received multiple national honours, including the Sovereign's and Queen's Diamond Jubilee medals.

Mike is a loving husband and father who lives in a small town in Ontario, Canada.

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