CIA Spy Girl Emily Brandwin

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(KTVI)- Her life story sounds like fiction but it's true. Emily Brandwin is a Washington University graduate who performed standup comedy at places like the Funny Bone.

Emily's life took a drastic turn when she became a CIA Covert Operative. After many undisclosed years over seas, Emily retired to become a free lance writer in Los Angeles.

While visiting her hometown here in St. Louis, she stopped by the FOX 2 studios to speak about her life, "under surveillance."