Arizona is a special place, and 12News recently took a look back on 10 of the most “Arizona” stories from the past year. From water worries to animal encounters, Arizona truly is a unique and inspiring place to live. One story highlighted the struggles of a California couple looking to retire in Arizona, only to learn about the state’s groundwater issues. Another story focused on a kindhearted kayaker who helped a donkey in distress at Lake Pleasant. The top 10 list also included a story about the Attorney General shutting down a controversial water deal with Saudi Arabia, as well as a heart-stopping tale of a teenager surviving a 100-foot fall into the Grand Canyon. These stories and more showcase the diverse and sometimes peculiar experiences that make Arizona a one-of-a-kind state.