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Wandering the World
More Magical Moments during the Year of a Million Dreams
from ALL EARS® Readers
After an exhausting morning at the Animal Kingdom, my family decided
to grab some lunch at the Tusker House. When my wife returned with
our food she had a smile a 'million' miles wide. She proceeded to
explain that a dream was granted to her and she received a special
celebratory cupcake with our meal! OK, it was only a cupcake, but
it made our day and we savored every last bite. Here is a picture
of our excited son Ryan with our magical tray of food -- note the
special blue upcake on the upper right side. We were very happy
to have been treated to such a dream.
-- Dan & Amy Derkowski
sister, nephew, daughter and I had just rode Kali River Rapids in
Animal Kingdom on our first day in the World and were heading for
the first performance of the Nemo show, when a member of the Dream
Squad stopped us. She asked us about our shirts, which we had made
before leaving home. We explained we were celebrating my retirement
and my nephew's graduation from college. After chatting a while,
she asked us if we were going to see the Nemo show, and we said
we were heading there right now. She said if we could wait until
the next show, we could have VIP seating! She gave us a Magical
Moment certificate and directions. We had fantastic seats, and best
of all, no waiting in line! Thanks Disney, for a truly Magical Moment!
-- Cindy Erdman
We were on our way to the Princess breakfast at Epcot with our three daughters who were all dressed in their princess gowns. As the bus arrived, the driver announced that the royal family only would be allowed to exit the front of the bus, all commoners were to exit from the rear of the bus. As we went out the front of the bus there was a red carpet waiting for the girls with balloons and pins. When we got back to our room there were pictures and certificates waiting for us. It was a day they will never forget. Thank you Disney World for making this magical moment happen for our girls!
-- Joann Farina
daughter had a "magical moment" when she got to introduce
the Voyage of the Little Mermaid. She received a certificate signed
by Ariel and Prince Eric (autographs that we are told are hard
to get). As a theater person, she took "her lines" very
seriously and was thrilled to "be on the mic"....
my wife's birthday we went on Cinderella's Golden Carrousel at
11:45. As we waited in line, a cast member came up to us and selected
our daughter Kristina to be honorary princess for the rest of
the day and the next as well! She was seated on Cinderella's own
horse, and was announced to all riders who were told to bow to
her whenever they saw her. Although as a teenager she professed
to be embarrassed, she looked happy anyway.
we returned from Disney it was hard to let go of the magic, but
we had to get back to real life. Several months later our doorbell
rang -- we had registered mail from the Walt Disney World Dream
Squad. It was a Year of a Million Dreams pin and lanyard set.
Talk about feeling special. Just when we thought the magic couldn't
get any better another package arrived at our door. The Dream
Squad sent a set of Year of a Million Dreams Mickey ears. Thank
you so much to all the wonderful cast members at Disney World
and the Dream Squad. We feel like we have been sprinkled with
a little pixie dust and what a great feeling that is.
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