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Oct 23, 2017

Most of us at some point in life try our hand at humor. And I think we have often done so without realizing just how important humor really is. One professor, author and radio personality says humor and the laughter it elicits is a natural reaction to the breakdown of rationality and reason – and it is a sign of hope when are faced with life’s pain.

Guest: Al Gini, a professor at the Quinlan School of Business at Loyola University, a Chicago radio personality, and author of several books.

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