Welcome to the Enchanted Archives, where you can explore the endless ways that the Disney parks draw on the people, places, experiences, and ideas from the past. Each piece of the parks has a story, and we are here to find it! Whether you're waiting in line for a ride, reminiscing about your last trip, or planning your next visit, come take an adventure into the past with us.
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History is a tough subject. Violence, racism, trauma, war, slavery, colonialism, sexism, genocide—these are all a part of our past. In our travels through time, we cannot shy away from addressing these topics. They played a central role in what happened before, and they explain the world we live in today. Posts in the Enchanted Archives are written for a general audience of all ages. Our posts reference these difficult topics in a sensitive and age-appropriate way. We encourage our readers to embrace these stories. We believe that they do not detract from the magic. Instead, this approach allows us to achieve a more rich and complex understanding of the past and can also help us work toward a more just and equal society today.
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