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Storytellers’ Statue Welcomes Dreamers to Buena Vista Street at Disney California Adventure Park

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    Disney California Adventure park Guests will be able to greet the new statue of Walt Disney and Mickey Mouse at Buena Vista Street.

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    A plaque just to the right of the statue tells the story of Walt Disney’s arrival in Los Angeles in 1923 in his own words:

    It was July 1923. I packed all of my worldly goods – a pair of trousers, a checkered coat, a lot of drawing materials and the last of the fairy tale reels we had made – in a kind of frayed cardboard suitcase. And with that wonderful audacity of youth, I went to Hollywood, arriving there with just forty dollars. It was a big day the day I got on that Santa Fe California Limited. I was just free and happy!

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