In Anaheim, California is a piece of property that is nothing short of remarkable. Fifty years ago not a person alive would have ever dreamed that millions of folks from around the world would come and visit that piece of property. But one dreamer, way ahead of his time, shocked his board and a few friends when he talked about a fantasy land where people could come and for a little while lose their worries as they enjoyed another land.
Disneyland has come to pass. Now you would have thought that with a man having a dream like that, somebody on the other side of the continent would beat him to the punch and would dream of something like that in Central Florida. But, no, here comes another man who puts a section of the country virtually on the map. It even has to continue on after his death to completion.
Mike Vance tells about being at Disney World soon after its completion: someone said, “isn’t it too bad, Mike, that Walt Disney didn’t live to see this.” Vance replied, “Oh, he did see it, and that’s why it’s here!”
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