Daughter of ESPN’s Stuart Scott Raise Cancer Awareness With Short Film

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“When you die, that does not mean you lose to cancer. You beat cancer by how you live, why you live and the manner in which you live.” -Stuart Scott

Beloved ESPN commentator, Stuart Scott left a legacy of kindness, generosity, and excellence. Something that his daughter, Taelor Scott embodies through her work as a filmmaker.

With her new short film, Mod Squad & The Spectacular Paper Caper, the eldest Scott child aimed to not only immortalize the memory of her father’s first family, she drew from the tales he told about his childhood and wrote a film based on several different situations he shared with his two daughters over the years.

The film debuted at the Martha’s Vineyard African American Film Festival (MVAAFF),  and aimed to raise awareness about the disease that claimed Stuart’s life, cancer. The film looks to amplify the mission of the charitable organization, the Jimmy V Foundation to which