Interview: Jim Gaffigan says his wife’s brain tumor almost made him retire from stand-up
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Jim Gaffigan is having a bit of a rough go of it right now. The happy-go-lucky comedian and his wife and co-writer, Jeannie, discovered she had a benign tumor the size of a pear wrapped around her brain stem last month. She’d been experiencing headaches and fatigue for months—something she attributed to being the mom of five wild kids—but when her hearing started to go, she decided to have it checked out.

Though the tumor has been fully removed and Jeannie is slowly on the mend, things are...

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