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Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Resort Trivia -- Official Name

When Walt Disney planned the East coast resort, it was to be named Disney World. Sadly, he never lived to see it open (he died of lung cancer in 1966). In his honor, his brother Roy changed the property's name to Walt Disney World when it opened in 1971.

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When not planning my next Walt Disney World vacation, I write about medicine and science for various publications. I'm a bookworm and have recently fallen in love with knitting. I am owned by 2 dogs, 1 cat, and a 12 year old son who loves Disney as much as I do.