Walt Disney World is often called the happiest place on earth. Families visit to celebrate birthdays, anniversaries, weddings, homecomings from war, victory over cancer, and mainly, together time.
Visitors to the Magic Kingdom line Main Street and Liberty Square every afternoon to watch as Mickey and his pals fill the streets in a whimsical parade as a lucky family (or families) gets to lead it all.
For fourteen years, Dean Gaschler had the privilege of choosing those families and often became friends with them. These are the stories of just a few of those families. Stories of hope, loss, love, and family that will warm your heart.