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Rebekah grew up in Forney, Texas and lives just outside of Dallas. She’s been a Disney superfan since childhood, experiencing the magic at Walt Disney World for the first time at the age of 11. Journeys to Neverland are at least a yearly occurrence for her, her husband and her four children (the Fab Four). When they go to the parks, they stay in Florida for three weeks at a time. Rebekah loves exploring the history of the parks, the genius behind the Magic in the person of Walt Disney, and she is intrigued by all things Disney World and Disney Imagineering. When in the parks, Rebekah and her husband Scott make the most of their time by enjoying every minute with their Fab Four, by delving deeper into Walt’s vision for the parks and into the history behind the Walt Disney World Resort, and by photographing the many different types of architecture at Magic Kingdom, Disney’s Hollywood Studios and on the World Showcase at EPCOT. When she’s not in the parks, Rebekah is excitedly setting travel dates and planning her family’s next adventure to their happy place deep within the Sunshine State. On breaks from planning her next trip, Rebekah is a writer, journalist and children’s author, penning children’s books about kids with special needs that she affectionately calls “believement-achievement” stories. Her hobbies include creative writing, paper crafting and interviewing Imagineers. She is also an advocate for Autism Awareness and for children with developmental disabilities of all kinds.

FBI Seeks Public Help to Locate Fugitive “Disney Dad”

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Few stories of financial crime capture the imagination quite like the bizarre and mysterious story of Christopher Burns, the so-called “Disney Dad.” A financial advisor by trade, Burns vanished in 2020, leaving a trail of financial devastation and a mystified public in his wake. His wife and children have been just as baffled by his disappearance and the allegations against ...

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Florida Announces Landmark Decision on Self-Proclaimed Disney “Cast Member” Charged with Murder

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The State of Florida has made a landmark announcement on Monday as detectives continue their investigation into the murder of 13-year-old Madeline Soto, who was first reported missing in February. A Missing Person Case That Drew Nationwide Attention Soto was reported missing on February 26, 2024. She was last seen by her mother’s boyfriend, Stephan Michael Sterns, who claimed to ...

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Three Earthquakes Are Felt Near Disney Park Within 24 Hours

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Three separate earthquakes shook the ground and rattled residents near the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California, on Thursday, begging the question: What are the chances something like that could happen again? Apparently, the answer is that the chances are very good for such an occurrence. Good Things Come in Threes. But So Do Bad Things. Omne trium perfectum is a ...

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Disney World Issues Warning About Potential Orlando Airport Fiasco This Summer

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School’s out, and the summer traveling season is in full swing. And while there’s great anticipation and excitement about summer vacations, fans traveling to Mickey’s stomping grounds in Central Florida are in for a rude awakening if they’re not prepared for a potential problem at Orlando International Airport. Related: “Danger Noodle” Discovered in Carry-On Bag By TSA Agents at Florida ...

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Disabled Child Finally Meets Mickey on Disney Trip Before Cast Members Force Her Family to Remove Her From Themed Event

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The Walt Disney Company is known for its incomparable dedication to making magic for fans around the world across a variety of venues and offerings, but one family’s recent Disney experience not only ruined the magic for one young fan on her trip; it may have also sullied the magic for her for the rest of her life. So Many ...

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