A Tucson nurse and University of Arizona graduate will be a contestant on Wheel of Fortune this Tuesday, Oct. 22. 

Monique Brown is a pediatric ER nurse. According to a press release, she loves Tucson's weather and is a fan of Wildcats sports. Her journey with Wheel of Fortune began when she attended a Wheelmobile event that was held in Tucson. 

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"Monique says she was feeding her son but 'dropped the bottle and ran' as soon as her name was called to go up on stage and test her puzzle-solving skills," the release says.

The episode airs on ABC on Tuesday. Check your local listings for the time.

Contact reporter Gloria Knott at gknott@tucson.com or 573-4235. On Twitter: @gloriaeknott

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Gloria is a Tucson native and attended the University of Arizona. She started at the Star as an apprentice in 2017. Following her apprenticeship, she began freelancing until becoming a full-time reporter and producer after her college graduation in 2018.