Nora McInerny

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28, 1983
United States
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28, 1983 (age 38)
United States


Self-help author who is famous for her 2016 book It's Okay to Laugh (Crying is Cool Too). She has served as a contributing writer for Vox, Cosmopolitan, Elle, and Time Magazine, and founded the non-profit organization Still Kickin' in memory of her husband Aaron, who passed away from cancer in 2014. 

Before Fame

She earner her bachelor's degree from Xavier University in 2005. She met her husband Aaron in 2010, and following his cancer diagnosis in 2011, began the blog MyHusbandsTumor, which eventually went viral. 


She has hosted the podcast Terrible, Thanks For Asking. She founded the Hot Young Widows Club for those who have lost a spouse. 

Family Life

She survived her husband with their one child Ralph. Her father died in 2013, one year before her husband. She has one older sister. 

Associated With

Her book was favorably reviewed by actress Lena Dunham