The Magic of Disney World
Imagine walking down streets filled with happy people. The sun is warming your skin as
the scent of exotic plants floats through the air. I have a feeling of almost being in a dream, like
I’ve stepped into another world. Somehow, the thought of cold, whipping wind, and icy, snow
drifted roads have been forgotten. I have, it seems, within a matter of a few hours, escaped
reality. This, I believe, everyone should do. My ideal place for families to spend time together
and leave the schedules of life behind, is Disney World.
The first time I took my children, the expression on their faces is a moment I’ll
never forget ; they looked as if they were going to burst with excitement. The only way I could
have turned their priceless smiles to frowns was to tell them we were leaving. For a moment,
they had forgotten about homework, cleaning their rooms, and bundling up to go outside and
wait for the school bus.
In Magic Kingdom, it’s evident that everything is in place. Friendly people are cleaning
the streets, movie theme music is playing, and characters that the entire world has grown up
with and watched on television, walk up to my children to shake hands , offering autographs
and a tight squeeze. Every detail of this utopia, from the waste basket to rooftop fits the same
theme and expresses joy, unity, and simplicity. Instead of the mismatch of everyday life, this
place seems to be all on the same page.
The world we live in today has changed tremendously. We walk at a fast pace, with
emotionless people, that have the constant urge to make more money. Families need more
bonding time together that’s not centered around a television, computer, or play station. I
honestly can’t think of a better place for a family to go to make memories that will last a lifetime.
My children still talk about our trip and how amazing it was. We will definitely be going back
someday. I believe everyone should find a place that they can leave everyday life behind,
and for a moment, escape reality.
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