Walt Disney: The Happiest Place On Earth

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“The Happiest Place on Earth”. Those words right there are describing the oh, so famous, Disneyland. Disneyland didn’t always seem like the happiest place on Earth. From the crowds, the food service, and a boat almost capsizing. The process of Disneyland was a roller coaster of events, but in the end, the struggles were so worth it.
Walter Elias Disney, or as most people know him as, Walt Disney. Walt Disney was the brain power behind all of Disneyland. Walt Disney was born on December 5, 1901, in Hermosa, Illinois. He grew up with three brothers, and one sister. He was a very artistic as a child and that showed in his work (Walt Disney). Later in his life, Disney began his job carree working for Pesmen - Rubin Commercial Studios. There, he designed letterheads and advertisements. After that job, he decided to start his own company with his friend Ub Iwerks. That company was named, Iwerk-Disney Commercials. Their company lasted a whopping whole month! Disney decided to go off on his own for a bit while he started, Laugh-O-Grams. Finally, in 1925, he created Disney Productions. Disney had that company with his brother, Roy Disney, and his former partner, Ub Iwerks. Disney Productions first hit was Alice Wonderland (Historic Missourians).
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Years after Disneyland was built, it was still a huge success. People loved going there with their families. All over the countries people came and enjoyed the park (The Construction of Disneyland). It was such a big hit that Walt Disney was in the midst of making a new theme park, in Florida. Before he finished it, he sadly, was diagnosed with lung cancer, and died shortly after. That theme park in Florida opened in 1871 and was named Walt Disney World. Soon after that a lot of different countries started making Disneyland theme parks. The first country was Tokyo. Tokyo Disneyland opened in 1983. Nine years later, Disneyland in Paris was built (Walt

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