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Walt Disney’s Hall of Fame life

Walt Disney is – arguably – one of the most influential figures of the 20th Century. He certainly ranks high on the list of pop culture icons.

Before and after his passing in 1966, Mr. Disney was honored by several organizations with inclusion in their Hall of Fame. image

He deserves the title of Hall of Famer many times over, no doubt, but not just for his incredible body of work. Mr. Disney is in life’s Hall of Fame solely because he acts as an inspiration for anyone who’s ever been told “no” or that their dreams are impossible to reach.

At several crucial points in his life, Walt Disney encountered barriers and obstacles that would have defeated a lesser person.

Here are just a few:

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Be More Like the Groundhog

imageLast week was Groundhog Day, that uniquely American pseudo-holiday where we take our weather advice from a furry animal.

You should be like that little groundhog in your own life? What does that mean?

We’ll get to that, but first – some background.

In the northeast, we are currently enjoying (?) sub zero temperatures and piles of snow (Especially for those in New England, this is one of the worst winters ever.)

This is not unexpected, of course. January and February are usually pretty rough months up north. Even so, it’s no fun shoveling every day and having to wear eighteen layers of clothes. That’s why Groundhog Day gets so much attention, we are hopeful and eager to hear that winter will be coming to an end soon.

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