No one wants to see a loved one go through the suffering of cancer or any long-term illness. It begins to take a toll on everyone. But because of Scott's candor and wisdom, he provided my dad and I with a personal playbook of how to best handle cancer, both for the long suffering patient and for the person who loves them.
Sydni and Taelor Scott release an emotional video tribute honoring the ESPN legend.
Scott died in January at age 49 after a long fight against the disease. Artist Jonas Never created the mural, which appeared
"You see this range of emotions in the games that we love and it's immediate, so it resonates really quickly, but they're
As the ESPYs approach, we remember longtime ESPN anchor Stuart Scott whom lost his private battle with cancer. A graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Scott got his start at a few stations in the south, making stops in North Carolina, South Carolina and Florida.
"It all started with Stuart," Johnson said, according to The Sporting News. "This is your Emmy," Johnson told them, according
While this battlefield metaphor is one that may work well in sports, where there is almost always a winner and a loser at the end of the contest, it falls short when applied to an illness like cancer. Cancer has no rules, no time outs, no substitutions, no game clock.
Stuart may be gone, but his heart, his soul, his spirit, and his story will live on for generations. To say that he impacted lives is an understatement. He knew he might affect them with his speech, and he did, but for one idiot in the Midwest, he forever changed me with a simple act of kindness.
Watch Scott's speech while accepting the Jimmy V Award for Perseverance at the 2014 ESPYs below: On Sunday, Scott died of
The real winners in life aren't decided by the final score, who crosses the finish line first (or last), but rather how you choose to deal with the challenges presented to you.
"When you die, that does not mean that you lose to cancer. You beat cancer by how you lived, why you lived and in the manner
The ESPYS is more than a celebration of athletic achievement. It's a gathering of athletes and entertainers who band together in utilizing their collective platforms to fight against cancer in hopes of finding a cure for it.