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filipina joy rojas completes 3,000-mile run across US

ENGLEWOOD, Colorado, United States—What began as a charity run to raise money to fight tuberculosis and heart disease has become a fire of inspiration for all Filipinos across the nation.

A survivor of tuberculosis herself, Filipina runner Joy Rojas began her journey in the Eagle Rock Plaza in Los Angeles, California on May 10 and arrived in New York City on November 23, completing a run of over 3,000 miles across the United States.

“They said it couldn’t be done, but with hard work, determination, commitment, endless prayers, and the help of so many people, running across America—and any dream for that matter—can be achieved,” Rojas said.

read in full here: http://globalnation.inquirer.net/news/breakingnews/view/20091210-241191/Filipina-completes-3000-mile-run-across-US

 

 

source photos: http://baldrunner.com/2009/07/21/pictures-of-joy-rojas-takbong-pangarap/

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