Inspiring HOPE

The care staff that allowed Evan Newport to lead a happy childhood inspired his father, Scott, and brother, Noah, to found the HOPE Awards at C.S. Mott Children's Hospital.

The care staff that allowed Evan Newport to lead a happy childhood inspired his father, Scott, and brother, Noah, to found the HOPE Awards at C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital.

By Scott Newport

This story is about a family. A family with a sick child.

The family I’m talking about is my own. I’m Scott, otherwise known as “Dad.” It all began on a Saturday afternoon last year when my wife, Penni, suggested it might be nice if I took our oldest son, Noah, out to the wood shop to work on something together. It was a good idea, and Noah was excited to have some alone time with Dad. (Not always an option when your younger brother has a terminal illness.)

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