Wed, 30 Jan 2013 20:15:00 GMT | By India Syndicate
Fauja Singh: The story of India's marathon man

At 89, love for life is mostly gone. There is a bed. There are medicines to take. And there is an endless wait for the final exit. But there are a few people in this world who cock a snook at time. Fauja Singh, a man who started long distance running at the age of 89 is one of them. Click below to read the story of this remarkable man

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Born on 1 Aprill 1911 in Beas Pind, near Jalandhar, Fauja could not walk properly till he was five years old. A lean figure and slender legs did not give him enough strength to walk.