Comic shows the upside of depression

Depression is no laughing matter . . . or is it?
Stand-up comic Dana Eagle knows a thing or two about crippling anxiety. She’s bipolar and a cancer survivor, but she’s leapt past those emotional hurdles with the help of comedy.
“When my head starts going in a bad direction, which it’s naturally predisposed to do, I am able to take that turn and go, ‘OK, where’s the funny?’” she told Miami.com.
Sample joke: “I bought a mood ring. It died of exhaustion.”
Eagle, along with Graham Elwood and host Ja...

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