Essay about Walt Disney : Long Biography

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Walt Disney

“Walt Disney was an American motion-picture and television producer and showman, famous as a pioneer of cartoon films and as the creator of Disneyland” (“Walt Disney”). Walt Disney was a unique man, with a personality everyone enjoyed. Walt started drawing cartoons when he was a little boy (“ Walt Disney: Long Biography”). Walt attended several different art institutes, to learn more about drawing (“ Walt Disney: Long Biography”). Walt enjoyed creating new animated characters, and being the voices for a couple of them. Walt got lung cancer from several years of smoking (“Walt Disney - Biography - IMDb”). Walt Disney was a big kid at heart who lived a great legacy that will be told for years to come.

Walter Elias Disney was born in Chicago, Illinois on December 5, 1901 (“Walt Disney”). Walt Disney had four brothers and a sister (“Walt Disney”). Most of Disney’s youth was spent in Marceline, Missouri (“Walt Disney”). Walt Disney had an interesting childhood. When Walt Disney was ten years old, him and his family moved to Kansas City. While living in Kansas City, Disney had a passion for trains (“Walt Disney”). Walt would listen to the sounds of the different trains, when they went past his backyard. He would also lay down by the tracks to see if any trains were coming (“ Walt Disney: Long Biography”). Mike Martin, Walt’s uncle, worked the railroad routes from Fort Madison, Iowa to Marceline Missouri as a railroad engineer (“Walt Disney”). Since Walt was…

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