3 Arizonans in the News This Month

Madison RutherfordOctober 2, 2020
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Fernando the Sloth
Though he’s slow-moving, the Phoenix Zoo’s 4-year-old two-toed sloth is quickly achieving celebrity status. Fernando recently went viral on the video-sharing site Cameo, where people pay for personalized shout-outs from famous personalities such as Snoop Dogg and Brett Favre.

Derrick Mains
The president of Phat Scooters is putting Arizona on the map one electric scooter at a time. The Phoenix-based brand recently signed a contract for a six-episode segment on international streaming service Crackle. The docuseries, dubbed Riding Phat, will air
in January.

Emma Stone
The Scottsdale-born actress returned to her roots to help raise funds for Valley Youth Theatre. The Oscar-winning VYT alumna made an appearance on the organization’s virtual telethon in August. Lately, she has made headlines for her upcoming role as the titular character in

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