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25. Walt Disney World Grand Opening - October 1971

25. Walt Disney World Grand Opening - October 1971

Released Thursday, 30th September 2021
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25. Walt Disney World Grand Opening - October 1971

25. Walt Disney World Grand Opening - October 1971

25. Walt Disney World Grand Opening - October 1971

25. Walt Disney World Grand Opening - October 1971

Thursday, 30th September 2021
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Travel back in time to 1971 for the opening of Walt Disney World! The Most Magical Place on Earth is celebrating its 50th anniversary this month, so Jessica and Melanie thought it was the perfect time to dive into the park's early days. If you love classic Walt Disney World, this episode is a must-listen!

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