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When Life Gives You Pears – Available October 1st

Jeannie’s Book When Life Gives You Pears, The Healing Power of Family, Faith and Funny People is going to be released October 1st. Join her and Jim for a conversation about their Journey at Symphony Space. Click here to purchase tickets

Jim & Jeannie Featured in WebMD Magazine

In 2017 it was discovered that Jeannie had a life threatening brain tumor severely compressing her brain stem. The subsequent urgent brain surgery, epic recovery process and ongoing therapies have had nothing short of miraculous results. Jeannie’s ordeal and the way Jim and her family dealt with it has become the subject of a large portion of the material in “Nobel Ape” and is the subject of Jeannie’s current book, When Life Gives You Pears to be released October 1st. Pre-Order here.

Jeannie Noth Gaffigan’s Journey From Scary Discovery to Full Recovery

When Jeannie Noth Gaffigan experienced gradual hearing loss in her left ear, she was sent for a routine MRI. Noth Gaffigan, who, with her husband, is the co-writer of “The Jim Gaffigan Show,” and the mother of their five children, was stunned when the results of her scan revealed a large left-sided tumor in the posterior fossa — a small space located near the brainstem.

(Read the full article on U.S. News & World Report)

Marquette University Commencement Address 2018

In May 2018 Jim and Jeannie Gaffigan received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from Jeannie’s Alma Matter, Marquette University and gave the commencement address to the graduates.

This is the second Honorary Doctorate the couple have received, the first was from Catholic University in Washington DC where they also gave the commencement address in 2016.


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