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#Kleanse Spotlight: Tig Notaro Opens Up On Doing Standup Comedy Topless After Her Double Mastectomy!

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Tig Notaro reminds us why she's one of the bravest comedians out there!

For most people, having to stand up and speak in front of a large audience while being totally exposed is quite literally their worst nightmare!

But for comedienne and cancer survivor Tig Notaro, it's just a part of her routine!

Back in 2012, the Mississippi native was diagnosed with bilateral breast cancer and had to undergo a double mastectomy, and she immediately began to think of ways to incorporate her surgery into her act:

"Right after my surgery I had the idea to do a show topless. I was so uncomfortable with my body, and I didn't really know how to process it. I thought: Oh my gosh. What if I did a comedy show with my shirt off? How crazy!"

Well, that's certainly one way to own it!

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Tig admits that she didn't go through with the idea immediately! But after a

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