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One Man’s Dream: The Happiest Place On Earth

3 Apr

Last article in our 5 week series on Disney!

Everyone has a dream.  One man’s dream would one day be the source of countless hours of fun, excitement and togetherness for many families and people of all ages.  Walt Disney would take his daughters to Griffith Park in Los Feliz to ride the merry-go-round he would sit on the bench watching them ride, he dreamed of a place where parents and children could play together.(1)(2)

Walt Disney couldn’t convince the financiers to give him money because “they wouldn’t buy a dream” so he turned to television for financial support and shared his plans with the public.  The series was called Walt Disney’s Disneyland and helped bring the reality of Disneyland to fruition.

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