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67: Magic, Miracles, and Faith with Jim Munroe

Jim Munroe is a magician that travels all over the United States, but his show is one unlike anything you may expect. Jim incorporates his story of faith into his performance by sharing his story of beating cancer with his audience. His show leaves the audience with dropped jaws, and this interview will be sure to do the same for you. In this episode:

  • Pursuing baseball in college and pursuing magic as a career
  • Falling in love with magic at an early age
  • Losing his co-performer, roommate, and best friend as a young adult
  • Using the art of magic to start a much deeper discussion on faith
  • Getting diagnosed with a very rare and aggressive form of leukemia
  • “The worst sunburn on the inside of my body all of the time” – the toll that one’s body takes fighting cancer
  • The staggering probability of finding a match in the National Bone Marrow Registry: 1 in 7,000,000
  • Being born again on the 3rd day with new life-saving blood
  • Beating cancer and creating a new magic show centered around his fight with cancer
  • Meeting his marrow donor and challenged with her agnosticism

You can learn more about Jim at whatisthemaze.com, and you can follow him on social media @jimmunroe