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In Life Now with Coach TMB is super excited to bring this episode to you tonight as I have the awe inspiring opportunity to interview the President and CEO of Gildas Club in Grand Rapids' Leanne Arkema!
"Gilda's Club became more of a passion than a job for Arkema, and she became attached to the beauty of the club and the good that it does for people. She muses that a lot of people are emotionally unhealthy, especially when big things happen to them, and part of becoming emotionally healthy is learning to laugh.
Gilda Radner, the namesake of Gilda's Club, had the same opinion. The engaging comedienne and original SNL cast member was diagnosed with cancer in 1986 and passed away in 1989. While initially losing the ability to be funny, Radner eventually wrote in her book, It's Always Something, "My job was to find what was funny about whatever was going on. So I began to think that I should do the same thing with cancer."
Ladies and gentleman all around the world, I hope you are ready to hear this amazing lady speak to us tonight tonight about the inspiring work Gilda's Club is doing for people and their families walking through cancer under the leadership of the beautiful Ms. Leanne Arkema!
In today's epidsode we preview Lansing's Silver Bells In The City holiday event. We will also acknowledge celebrity birthdays, theatre events exciting LaughFest news, and much more. Visit us online at www.vizionzmagazine.com. You can follow us on Twiiter @pmonroe84 and @vizionmagtv. Don't forget to like us on Facebook!
Actor Jay Ferraro and comedian Pete Lee host The Nonsense Podcast, a podcast about nothing. The guys will be joined by comedian Chad Daniels. Chad has appeared on Comedy Central, late night shows ('Conan,' 'Late Late Show'), Performed at the 'Just for Laughs' festival, and recently won The Gilda's Laughfest competition.
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