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What's it like going around the world on a sofa?

What kind of mother would take her two middle-school aged daughters out of their classes, out of the city, out of the country and bring them home only after trekking through 22 countries over 16 months.

You know what kind of mom would do that? A fabulous, loving and creative one. Kate Wells and her husband Jeff, decided to embark on a family trip around the world because they might never have another opportunity. And there was no travel agent, there was no tour guide. Most of the time, there were no hotels.

The Wells family went Couch Surfing. To find out what that is, one would have to acquire the answer to the question, "What's it like going around the world on a sofa?"

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He's done it all -- and keeps doing it. His career in local Arizona radio and television dates back the late 60s. Pat always stimulates with his thought provoking, opinionated, and entertaining commentaries on the Arizona Morning News while hosting award-winning talkshows like "The McMahon Group" and "The God Show."

"The McMahon Group" features an unpredictable all-star panel where three people from the community get together and give their thoughts on the news of the week. He also hosts "The God Show" on Sunday's where he talks about all aspects of spirituality.

Pat is also well known outside of radio because of his multifaceted career as an actor, producer, recording artist, writer, broadcaster, and one-third of the legendary comedy team that was on TV for 35 years in Arizona, "The Wallace and Ladmo Show."

Through the many experiences of his professional life, Pat has been richly rewarded with 7 Emmys, major national and international radio awards as well as numerous civic, educational, religious and humanitarian awards. Pat was also a recipient of an Honorary Doctorate from Ottawa University, the Arizona Broadcasters Lifetime achievement Award, and has his bronze likeness hanging in the rotunda of the Herberger Theater in recognition of his contributions to Communications & The Arts.


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