Disneyland Celebrates 50 Years

My great-grandmother told me the story of Disneyland's grand opening in 1955. For months, the family waited with great anticipation, especially my aunt, who was four years old at the time. Her dream was to visit Sleeping Beauty's Castle. For at least a week leading up to the visit, half of my aunt's young vocabulary was the string of words "Sleeping Beauty's Castle" repeated over and over. She said it when she went to sleep, and first thing when she woke up, and when the day finally arrived, she could think of nothing else.

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