Nov 26

One Man’s Dream

I have so much information that I want to write about in my head from our recent trip, I just don’t know where to start.  To add to that I hate writing so this is usually the last thing I really want to do.  I love talking about Disney but to actually sit down and put it on paper (well, computer), just isn’t my thing.  But I will do that so I can share the many things that I learned or got to see with all of you.  So I am going to start with an attraction that you may or may not have visited before.  Read on to find out more……….

IMG_3944On our most recent trip to Disney World my son decided he wanted to go into One Man’s Dream in Hollywood Studios.  To be honest, I have never been in there before because I was in too big of a hurry to ride rides.  But since I am now a homeschool mom, I thought well this is a good way to get a little history.  So we went in and walked around the multimedia gallery exhibit and stayed to watch the film.

 

As you can see from this picture (and yes, I blurred his face), my son has changed the name of the attraction to be Two Man’s Dream because he said he is going to make a park too.

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I never knew how much failure that Walt Disney encountered before he actually made it with Walt Disney World/Disneyland. The museum was amazing.  It showed the many different things in Walt’s life and also how he started the Disney company.  We also learned that Oswald was Walt Disney’s first “mouse” but it was claimed by another company and he lost the rights to it (I hope I got that tidbit of info correct).

The one thing in there that amazed me the most was the miniature replica they have of Fantasyland.  IMG_3949Yes, they say that it is the biggest expansion in Disney history but until you actually see that tiny model, you don’t realize just how big that expansion really is.  This picture really doesn’t do it justice.

IMG_3945I was impressed that even though he had many failures in his career, he never gave up.  His life is truly amazing. If you have a chance, stop by and see this exhibit.  Have you been in there?  What did you think?  What impressed you most?