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Craig Shoemaker Says Laughter is the Best Medicine

Shoemaker hopes the restorative power of laughter will cure. Ever hear the one about the comic and the cancer patient? The comic walks into a chemo bar with his buddy who has brain cancer, and sees nothing but mind-numbing material all around: daytime soaps, a screaming Jerry “Who’s Your Baby’s Daddy?” Springer, and a med staff whose attention is harder to catch than a back-row heckler. “Who wouldn’t want to pull the plug?” the comedian asks in all seriousness.