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Fr. Hurley’s Social Services Group of the HK Federation of Post-Secondary Catholic Students – Vincent Lee ’65
I was looking through the links I found about Fr. Hurley……, in between doing other things…… and got to the bottom one.
Lo an behold, when I went to minute 1.52 (of 6.49) I found a photos of the Social Services Group of the HK Federation of Post-Secondary Catholic Students — Linda and I are both here. I still have a copy of the somewhat faded original; taken at WYK outside the corridor after or meeting (inaugural meeting?), 1966 (54 years ago). Below that picture, and may be the top one in the next frame, is a shot of us visiting the orphanage (in Fangling I think) in which Tony Ng also participated. This is priceless to me. What a treasure and surprise! Other than Linda, I am still in loose contact with two other Group members. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jiq_VNwp3gw
40 years ago this week, on April 12, Terry Fox dipped his foot into the Atlantic Ocean in Newfoundland and transformed the course of cancer research in Canada. The suffering he saw in the cancer wards after his diagnosis compelled him to act. Terry was an innovator, fundraiser, athlete, humanitarian. His Marathon of Hope is turning 40 years old and his message is as timely as ever.
It feels like the world is in a holding pattern, waiting for this global crisis to end but we know that cancer patients can’t wait for this crisis to be over. Nor can the researchers who have made it their life’s work to save lives.
So this week, in honour of Terry, and his dream of a world without cancer, we are asking you to give if you can.
Stay safe, stay hopeful.