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ESPN anchor Stuart Scott’s fight with cancer told in memoir

ESPN anchor Stuart Scott’s fight with cancer told in memoir

John Shearer/Invision/AP Stuart Scott clutches his Jimmy V Perseverance Award last year. He had left the hospital after four surgeries over seven days to accept it.

“Cancer can kill you, but it can also make you the man you always wanted to be.”

In “Every Day I Fight,” ESPN anchor Stuart Scott’s posthumous memoir, his voice is as distinctive and memorable as it ever was on-air. But this time the…

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He wanted the truth,
So I rolled up my sleeves
And showed him
What it was like to fight depression,
What it was like to fight death.
And I told him,
It wasn’t easy to open my heart
When it is in pieces.
And I told him if he finds me
On a night when
The moon feels like home.
To send me a map with
Directions that lead me
Away from where I want to go.