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Marathon benefit gets his hallmark infusion of zeal

Travis Talbot’s career was speeding on a trajectory that only his mother could see spelled trouble. He was a nightlife king of Canada, jetting off to Vegas on a moment’s notice while running dozens of clubs and bars and expanding into luxurious vacation resorts.

Then, when he was 28, he visited his mother, who was dying from cancer.

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