Eternal Flame of Hope

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As a plaque in front of it explains, “The Eternal Flame of Hope” at Toronto’s Metro Hall is “Symbolic of the hopes, aspirations and triumphal achievements burning within the human spirit. May courage never be extinguished, or light diminished nor spirits bound in pursuit of personal excellence.” Ignited on May 27, 1996, at the launch of the country-spanning WhyNot Marathon for people with physical disabilities, it burns all day and night, and serves as a reminder that, as a society, we must be all-inclusive. 

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