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11 Facts You Didn’t Know About Walter Elias Disney

10. He never finished high school. It may be hard to believe that a genius like Walt Disney never finished high school, but it’s true. In 1917, Walt Disney began attending McKinley High School in Chicago, Illinois. While there, he contributed his artwork to the school’s newspaper. But in 1918, before he turned 17, Walt dropped out of high school ...

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11 Facts You Didn’t Know About Walter Elias Disney

11. He came from humble beginnings. When we think of famous people, people who’ve made it big and those whose influence is evident on a grand scale, we often assume they must have come from a background that financially and socially lent itself to that person’s wild success. But though Walt accomplished many things during his lifetime and would be ...

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Top 12 Must-Have Souvenirs at Walt Disney World

7) Magic Bands — Magic Bands are one of the easiest souvenirs to acquire. Simply book your trip through Disney and receive your Magic Bands in the mail. If you aren’t staying on Disney property, you can still purchase Magic Bands and link them to your park tickets. In shops at the parks and at Disney Springs, you can purchase ...

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Top 12 Must-Have Souvenirs at Walt Disney World

2) T-shirts and hoodies and ball caps, oh my! — Surely it goes without saying that at Disney World, you will find no shortage of shirts, hoodies, blouses, caps, gloves, hats, scarves, sweatshirts and jewelry, all depicting Disney characters and/or logos from the Walt Disney World Resort and each of the four theme parks. If you’re visiting in the summer, ...

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Top 12 Must-Have Souvenirs at Walt Disney World

8) Jim Shore figurines — Another partnership at Disney World from which Guests can benefit when it comes to great souvenirs is the one between Disney and American and European folk artist Jim Shore. Shore has an entire expansive line of figurines inspired by Disney stories, princesses and other characters. His meticulous attention to detail in his work has made ...

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