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The Underground World Of Life In The Las Vegas Tunnels

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Today's topic is "The Underground world of life in the Las Vegas tunnels". My special guest to discuss this with me is Matthew O'Brien.  Matthew is an author and journalist who has lived in Las Vegas since 1997.  His first book "Beneath The Neon" Life and Death in the Tunnels Of Las Vegas chronicles his adventures in the cities underground flood channels. His second book My week at the Blue Angel: And other stories from the Storm Drains, strip clubs, and Trailer Parks of Las Vegas is a creative non-fiction collection set in off- the- beaten- path Vegas.  He's the founder of a community project that provides housing, drug counseling, and other services to the people living in the drains, and is currently enrolled in UNLV's master of fine arts creative- writing program.  Matthew has also appeared on the "Dr. Phil Show"  For more information about Matthew please visit his website http://www.beneaththeneon.com/, his facebook page is Matthew O'Brien, twitter: @beneaththeneon.com