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Stuart Scott’s Daughters Show Their Dad Ruled

It’s Fatherhood Friday and something stuck with me this week from the daughter’s of ESPN  personality Stuart Scott, who died of Cancer one year ago. It’s the best thing I saw all week.  #DadsRule

Watch the video and see how they are carrying on his legacy and message.

 

 

Cool Dad ESPN’s Stuart Scott Dies

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RIP ESPN’s Stuart Scott!

ESPN’s legendary Sportscenter sportscaster, Cancer fighter and cool dad, Stuart Scott passed away today. He was 49 and leaves two daughters behind.

Read our DaddysCool piece on Stu … Kicking Cancers Ass

“You beat cancer by how you live, why you live and the manner in which you live. So live. Fight like hell, and when you get too tired to fight, lay down and rest and let someone else fight for you.” –  Stuart Scott

New York Times Obituary

Stuart Scott Kicking Cancer’s Ass

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ESPN anchor Stuart Scott’s quiet fight against cancer is getting louder.  A recent artcle about him in The New York Times is the amplifier to blare Scott’s battle to the masses. If you have ever watched ESPN’s “SportsCenter” over the years you know Stu and the hip way he has helped change the way sports highlights are reported. The article sheds some light on the personal life of someone that I have watched  so often that he feels like one of the fellas.

Part of me felt bad that I didn’t know anything about his illness, but the other half felt incouraged and ready to cheer him on from the Screen Shot 2014-03-12 at 8.56.59 AMsidelines. Scott, 48, has two teen daughters and he speaks of how they deal with his illness, in the article.

When he first learned he had cancer, the girls asked him a lot of questions. Taelor once asked if the cancer would kill him, he recalled. “I         said: ‘It could, and that’s why we’re doing everything we can. That’s why I’m taking every medicine I can and that’s why I keep working        out so we can keep traveling the way we do and so I can act silly and goofy and keep embarrassing you.’?”

Scott is divorced and shares custody of daughters.

“I love my girls more than the air I breathe!” – Stuart Scott

Read about his everyday fight with cancer HERE. #DadsRule

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