By AZFamily Digital News Staff and The Associated Press
The nation’s highest civilian honor will be presented to 17 people, including former U.S. House member Gabby Giffords and the late John McCain, the Arizona Republican with whom Biden served in the U.S. Senate.
“If you’re thinking it’s just going to be a two hour flight, be sure to make sure you have an extra set of clothes, snacks, formula... in case you do get stranded,” said Carrie Simmons, the owner of TWK Tours.
“A lot of people say, ‘How hard it is to watch your kid?’ You know, ‘Where’s the fence?’ ‘Where’s the… everything.’ And it does happen,” she told Arizona’s Family. “I was there. We have the fence. And being able to put our real-life experience…she came out OK from it. That doesn’t always happen. You have to watch your kids.”