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Ep. 102 Amy Poehler Conversation

Actress Amy Poehler virtually visited Cook Children’s Medical Center and met 16-year-old cancer patient Lauren. They discussed what it’s like living through the pandemic, things that inspire them, and dreams for the future. 

Amy Poehler is one of Hollywood’s most versatile and sought-after talents with credits including that of actress, writer, executive producer, and comedian. Amy is a Golden Globe winner, consecutive six-time Emmy nominee, and a New York Times bestselling author.

Listen to this episode and learn:  

  • About the things that inspire Amy and why she gives back to children’s hospitals.  
  • What life is like during the pandemic for Amy and also for patients in hospitals for treatment.  
  • What Amy’s childhood dreams were and how she started in comedy.  
  • How cancer patient Lauren was diagnosed the same year as her mother.  
  • How Amy and patient Lauren both handle life’s unexpected twists and turns.