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Picks and Pans Review: The Terry Fox Story

updated 05/02/1983 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 05/02/1983 AT 01:00 AM EDT

HBO (5/22)

Eric Fryer, a 21-year-old acting novice who lost a leg to cancer, gives a moving performance as the young Canadian amputee who ran some 3,000 miles across Canada to raise money for medical research before succumbing to cancer in 1981. Robert Duvall is fine as Terry's mentor. (Subsequent air dates: 5/25, 5/28, 5/31)

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