Not unlike feral baby animals, kids from Arizona have to learn a few life lessons the hard way — most of these involving sharp natural objects, viciously toxic desert critters, and irradiated swimming holes. Here are some memories that Arizonans can look back on and wonder how we got out of the inferno intact.
1. Watching “Wallace and Ladmo” was a ritualistic household activity.
Or at least you heard about it all the time from your parents. One of the longest-running shows in the history of television, almost every Arizonan child has a fond memory of appearing on the kids’ program and getting their very own Ladmo bag.