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Karen Bergreen is a comedian who performs live at Carolines, Stand-Up New York, Gotham, and The Comic Strip and has
appeared on Comedy Central, the Oxygen Network and Law & Order.

She was previously an attorney who clerked for a federal judge. She lives in New York City with her husband and two sons.

I don’t like to think about death, but it keeps happening to people. Friends, acquaintances, celebrities. I’m not good at it. I know people who are. They say things like, “we’ve all got to go sometime,” as if that was an agreed upon term. In the movies, the dying wife always tells her husband to find love again after she goes. I don’t know if that’s how I would want it to play out. He would ge...

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Perfect Is Overrated
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