Personal Essay: The Happiest Place

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For me, like every little girl, all things Disney were my absolute favorite. Whether it was Disney princess movie marathons, dressing up in my favorite character’s costumes, or playing with the fairy godmother's wand, I loved it. But nothing quite compares to trips to Disneyland, the happiest place on earth. You walk through the gates and instantly feel a flutter in your stomach as Mickey’s voice welcomes you into the park. The sound of music, filling the crisp warm air with smiles, resonates throughout the whole park. Everywhere you look, is a smiling person. It is simply a happy place. Disneyland is significant to me because it’s where I dreamed, bonded with family, and made memories that will last a lifetime.
As a kid, you’re constantly being asked to dream about the future; what you wanna be when you grow up, where you wanna live when you grow up, and sometimes even when you’re going to grow up. As humans, we are hardwired to be always dreaming of the future, planning and preparing for what’s next. People come from everywhere, all around the world to come to Disneyland and experience everything that the happiest place in the world has to offer. The rides, characters, food, and the entertainment remain in my mind forever. Before I was born, my sister who is 3 years older than me, was obsessed with Mary Poppins. She even had a special dance she performed for my parents weekly to the song, “Step in Time”. So naturally, when she was told that my parents were having a little
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