The death of Stuart Scott has hit the sports and broadcasting world hard. Hardly anyone can talk about his passing without getting choked up.
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Rich Eisen (above) remembered his first day at ESPN, and his "TV wife" Scott, in an emotional report about the anchor's passing.
And Hannah Storm made sure to remind us all that Scott did NOT lose his battle with cancer, but rather, we all lost Stuart (below).
It's still hard to believe this fighter is gone…
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This is heartbreaking.
ESPN anchor Stuart Scott inspired millions of people over his two-decade long battle with cancer. Sadly, he died on Sunday morning at the age of 49.
Scott, who was one of the network's most loved anchors, received the Jimmy V Award for Perseverance in July at the 2014 ESPY Awards, and he made it clear that he will not lose to cancer. He explained:
"When you die, it does not mean that you lose to cancer. You beat cancer by how you live, why you live, and in the manner in which you live."
With those words in mind, Scott absolutely beat cancer by living a very full life!
ESPN's president John Skipper released a statement, saying
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