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In Case You Missed It: Watch Stuart Scott’s Amazing Acceptance Speech At the 2014 ESPYs

This is probably the best video you’ll see all week.

ESPN’s Sportscenter frontman and living legend, Stuart Scott, delivered one of the most inspiring speeches in recent memory after accepting the Jimmy V Perservance Award at Wednesday’s ESPY awards.

Scott, who was diagnosed with cancer in 2007, spoke of his condition and how he continues to fight the battle.

“You beat cancer by how you live, why you live, and in the manner in which you life” said Scott in his acceptance speech, reminding everyone just keep living. Perhaps the most heartfelt moment of the evening came  when he mentioned why he continues to lives to this day: his daughters. “The best thing I have ever done – the best thing I will ever do – is be a dad,” said Scott. “I can’t give up, because I can’t leave my daughters.”


For those of you that are familiar with the fight against cancer, you know that it requires the type of strength you might have never thought you had in you. Stuart Scott’s story is one of great motivation and a reminder to all to live each day to the fullest and to keep going, no matter what your struggle is.

Break out the tissues and check out the fantastic speech below!

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