John and Edna Neale waited hours for Terry to pass by. When they finally saw him, they said, “He was just what was needed to give us a little pride in our own people, the same kind Americans have in abundance.”

“Today was a good day. I did an interview with (Sarah Purcell from) Real People. Ran all the way through Oshawa. People lined the streets all the way. Then I had a great reception at the local mall. Simply nothing like it before.”