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Marti MacGibbon

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Lawrence, KS, The United States


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Despite a scheduled appearance on the Tonight Show with Johnny Carson, emerging standup comic Marti MacGibbon became entangled in the San Francisco drug scene and descended into the underworld. She was trafficked from San Francisco to Tokyo and sold to Japanese organized crime figures, but survived against long odds and escaped with the help of a Hong Kong smuggler. After returning to the U.S., Marti realized she had to survive the surviving. Like all addicts, she tried using dope and alcohol to cope, and her addiction spiraled out of control. She was under-the-bridge homeless for a year or so, but during that time she met her true love. After years of addiction -- and some hilarious misadventures, she recovered, learning to give, and to re ...more

Look Back, Learn, Laugh, Move Ahead

We've recently crossed the threshold of a new year, and many people are looking forward toward new opportunities, challenges and thresholds of achievement. Now is the time to look back, learn, and whenever possible, laugh. As human beings, we live in a body that is constantly changing, in a universe that is ever-expanding, exploding, destroying and creating. Life is not a constant, it can be chaot Read more of this blog post »
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