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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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Walt Disney World 40th Anniversary is Today!

Today marks the big 40 for Walt Disney World and the Magic Kingdom. I’m out and about today trying to soak in as much of the atmosphere and celebration there is today. Disney is putting on a small bit of … Continue reading

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Fan Led Walt Disney World 40th Celebration – Project XL

Project XL: The World at 40 is not about your shirt size, but rather is the latest in a series of fun fan organized events by the group WDW Celebrations. This one centers around the 40th anniversary of Walt Disney … Continue reading

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Disneyland Hotel turns 55

Another milestone anniversary has just been celebrated at Disneyland. The self-proclaimed “World’s Most Exciting Hotel” has just turned 55. When it opened the Disneyland Hotel was the first major hotel in Orange County. Things have changed a bit since then. … Continue reading

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