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WWII Veteran Celebrates 61st Wedding Anniversary at the Magic Kingdom on July 4th, 2012

WWII veteran Louis Lessure, 93, a First Lieutenant bombardier from the Army Air Corps and Purple Heart recipient, had another chance to honor the United States when he assisted cast members in lowering the flag during the daily flag retreat … Continue reading

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WDWCelebrations Opens Registration for Celebration 30 at EPCOT

Come celebrate EPCOT’s first 30 years of amazing and entertaining guests with your fellow Disney fans at an event organized by the group that’s been doing Disney park celebrations right for 5 years. Celebration 30 is the next Commemorative Event … Continue reading

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Disneyland Paris to celebrate 20th Anniversary with New Parade, Show

Seems like we were just celebrating Disneyland Paris’ 15th Anniversary. But five years have indeed raced by and now we’re on the doorstep of the 3rd decade for the park. They’d better make it count, Disney’s themeparks are known for … Continue reading

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Walt Disney World Cast Members Share Opening Day Memories

(left to right) Charles Ridgway, Forrest Bahruth, Heather Will-Browne, Darlene Kennedy, Kevin Myers. On October 1st, 2011 I had the immense privilege to interview four Magic Kingdom opening day cast members. Each brings their own interesting stories and passion for … Continue reading

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Magic Kingdom Turns 40 and Life Goes On

(click to embiggen) The 40th Anniversary of Walt Disney World and the Magic Kingdom was punctuated by big moments at the start and end of the day with long lines for everything in between. Since Disney has chosen to ignore … Continue reading

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