My Mom, Cancer, and Norm Macdonald [No. 093]Listen now (6 min) | That’s my goal in life: not to die. - Norm Macdonald, Me Doing Stand-Up (2011) Norm Macdonald was in the room when my mom died nearly 20 years ago. It was January and she was in the hospital bed that she'd been in for months, in the living room at home. And …