My dad once worked for a company that helped build Disneyland. I don’t think he ever met Walt Disney personally, but I got to watch Disneyland be born. My dad helped supervise the building of the moving sidewalk that led to the original Monorail. Disneyland was a short drive from our home as I was growing up and I probably got to go more than most children — especially since my dad got discounts.

I never knew that Walt Disney suffered from depression. But millions have enjoyed the way he got himself out of it.

Christian, bereaved adoptive mom, blogger, amateur nature photographer, voracious reader. Married 54 years. Central Coast of California.

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