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Help restore the Walt Disney Birthplace

The birthplace of Walt Disney is a small and unassuming home on the corner of Tripp Avenue. It was designed and built by Elias and Flora Disney in 1893 just outside downtown Chicago, and was home to the Disney family … Continue reading

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EPCOT Story: The Gift of Light

There are a lot of Hidden Mickeys and even a few Walt Disney tributes. But did you know about a special tribute to Walt’s brother. This lantern at the Japan Pavilion in EPCOT was a gift to Roy O. Disney … Continue reading

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Red Cars bring Life, History to Buena Vista Street at DCA

The new entrance to Disney California Adventure is meant to evoke that period of Los Angeles history as it might have been experienced by Roy & Walt Disney as they arrived and lived in Hollywood during the 1920s and 30s. … Continue reading

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Vanishing Walt

There is an article that gets written every few years by someone in the Disney fan community. It bemoans how the company is moving away from Walt Disney the person. How no one asks any more ‘What would Walt do?’ … Continue reading

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Abigail Disney profiled by Forbes

If you’re not in the right circles you could go years without reading about Walt’s grandniece Abigail Disney. But if you’re in the social justice, philanthropy and documentary world, then Disney has really made her mark. Forbes magazine has a … Continue reading

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