The Life Of Walt Disney And Children's Dream

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“Growing old is mandatory, but growing up is optional.” One of the wise quotes from Walt Disney. Walt Disney wanted to start a company that “fulfilled children’s dreams and created a visual for children to believe that dreams do come true” if you only believe. Throughout Walt Disney’s life he had always wanted to create something as entertainment for the youth. In 1928 his dream had finally came true. Walt Disney created Steamboat Willie! ("Walt Disney Quotes.")
Walt Disney was born with the name of Walter Elias on the fifth of December in 1901. He was born to Elias Disney, an Irish-Canadian, and Flora Call Disney, a German- American, in Chicago, Illinois. He went to McKinley High School, Chicago Art Institute, and Kansas Art Institute and
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Disneyland is located in Anaheim, California. What is Disneyland you may wonder? Disneyland is a well-known amusement park filled with rides, shows, restaurants, and shops. Walt Disney took everything he loves and put it in a magical world for people to escape the real life. Walt got the idea to make an amusement park by sitting at a dirty amusement park with his daughters and watching parents complain about wanting to go home. The entertainment was only for children and the parents were not having any fun. He wanted both adults and children to enjoy their time. ("Inventor Walt Disney.") “You 're dead if you aim only for kids. Adults are only kids grown up, anyway.” It was that quote that influenced Walt Disney to push harder for what he wanted. Walt Disney, with the help of his brother Roy, created just what he wanted. The top rated ride by adults is Haunted Mansion. This ride was inspired by the movie “The Nightmare before Christmas”. ("Honoring Walt …show more content…
In November of 1966, he was scheduled to have neck surgery for pain in his neck and back, when a preoperative x-ray revealed a large tumor in his left lung. He had the lung removed to get rid of the tumor. Five weeks after surgery Walt Disney died in St. Joseph 's Hospital, on the date of December 15,1966. The last words ever written by Walt Disney were “Kurt Russell”. Kurt was a child actor for the studio and had just signed a lengthy contract. Walt wrote his name and then soon died later that night. No one really knows what Walt had in mind for Kurt, not ever Kurt himself. That is still a mystery today that will never be solved! ("Welcome to Walt Disney.")
Walt Disney’s brother Roy continued to work in the family business after Walt’s death. Roy took matters into his own hands and created “The Little Mermaid”, “Beauty and the Beast”, “Aladdin” and “The Lion King”. Whenever Roy died in 1971, many people helped to keep the tradition of Walt Disney going. Roy died due to a seizure. He was discovered by family members in a dazed condition. When his family tried to help he collapsed by his bed and was pronounced dead at the scene. ("The Walt Disney

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