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As they grow up, children are inundated with cartoon characters and storybook mascots. There are many out there for parents to pick and choose from, but none are as popular and iconic as Disney’s round eared mascot, Mickey Mouse.  Even though he was created years ago, the character’s timeless appeal and his parent company’s great marketing ploys have kept him in the limelight. Of course, it helps that there are theme parks involved, wherein human beings are paid to dress up as Mickey and his pals, in order to bring joy to the millions of children that visit each year.

In today’s world, we look at Disney and its roster of animated heroes, villains and supporting allies as being for kids. However, that’s not the case. The company’s movies may hold more resonance with the younger ones who walk amongst us, but they’re enjoyable at any age. »

- Chad Goodmurphy

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