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Terminally ill comedian Quincy Jones lands stand-up special at HBO

Terminally ill comedian Quincy Jones lands stand-up special at HBO

Here's a bit of heartwarming news to start your Monday: HBO announced Monday that comedian Quincy Jones will headline a stand-up special to air this spring on the premium cable network. 

What's the big deal? In July, the 32-year-old Jones (not to be confused with the legendary music producer of the same name), an aspiring stand-up comedian, was diagnosed with Stage 4 mesothelioma cancer and given a year to live. He is undergoing chemotherapy and performing when he is well enough. 

His friends Nicole and Mickey Blaine recently launched

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