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Local athletes, celebrities, President Obama pay tribute to Stuart Scott

In a Wednesday, July 16, 2008 file photo, Stuart Scott posed in the press room at the ESPYs Awards in Los Angeles. Scott, the longtime “SportsCenter” anchor and ESPN personality known for his known for his enthusiasm and ubiquity, died Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015 after a long fight with cancer. He was 49.
In a Wednesday, July 16, 2008 file photo, Stuart Scott posed in the press room at the ESPYs Awards in Los Angeles. Scott, the longtime “SportsCenter” anchor and ESPN personality known for his known for his enthusiasm and ubiquity, died Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015 after a long fight with cancer. He was 49. The Associated Press

Cancer sucks.

No denying that, and we got more proof Sunday when ESPN’s Stuart Scott passed away.

Scott was just 49 and his thoughts on cancer have been oft-repeated Sunday: “You beat cancer by how you live, why you live, and the manner in which you live. So live. Live. Fight like hell.”

Scott obviously touched a lot of people:

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