By Mark Edward Wilows
"It's like coming back home" is how Charles Shaughnessy (Shane Donovan) describes his recent visit back to Days of our Lives. "It really is! It was like a big family reunion, and just great to see everyone and old friends as well. In some ways it is like I never left. A part of me has always been there."
Shaughnessy returned back for a 10- day stint resuming his role as an ISA Agent. "They (the Days of our Lives powers that be) called and asked -- do I want to come diffuse a bomb? I was like...why of course!" he jokes.
In the 1980's Shaughnessy was known as one-half of a soaps "Super Couple" (along with his then TV wife, Patsy Peace (Kim Brady). It was a magical storyline and they even had their own theme song "Friends and Lovers," sung by Carl Anderson and Gloria Loring (ex-Liz) of Days of our Lives. He was a member of the Days canvas for eight years.
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