Fairwell Irwin Barker

Posted by The Hour on June 21, 2010 3:06 PM

Irwin Barker

Irwin Barker - "Cancer has my body but not my spirit, and I'll continue to make jokes, not so much about cancer, but in spite of it.

Irwin's 3-year battle with a rare form of cancer came to an end in Toronto on Monday. This comedian/writer's visit to THE HOUR this season was an eye-opener for a lot of our viewers. What would you do if you were told you only had 1 year to live? See why Irwin chose not to spend that year "resentful and grumpy or hating the world" but rather to embrace his time left and "travel light", using comedy and laughter to guide the way.

Read his bio and watch his interview here

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