Meeting All the Characters and What I Learned: Day One and Two

Meeting Pocahontas

Meeting Pocahontas

Recently, I wrote about why I like to meet characters. One of my favorite things to do in the Walt Disney World Parks is to meet everyone.

So, I am on a mission to meet all the characters. I am going to record that here and what I learned from each one. Animal Kingdom is the place that I began on Thursday, and Magic Kingdom was on Friday. Here are my first characters:

1. Pocahontas: I had never met her before and was a bit nervous. She was so kind though. First, she asked about my adventures. I noticed that a fan was blowing on her and said that I was happy that she had it to stay cool. A bit surprised, she thanked me and stated that it was a bit cold at times though. Then she said goodbye to me as her people would and thanked me for being so sweet. Her lesson to me was that you can be strong, independent, and kind. It meant a lot to me that she thanked me for caring about her because it was such a lovely connection. Continue reading

Why I Love Meeting Characters

Meeting Doug and Russell

Doug and Russell

One of my favorite things to do in the Disney Parks terrifies me. It is meeting the characters.

At first, I did not really understand the hype. Why would I want to?

However, meeting them has been so much fun and truly inspiring.

Meeting Pocahontas

Meeting Pocahontas

One of the main reasons that I like to meet the characters is that I feel like a princess. I feel beautiful, important, and worth noticing. Whether Cinderella compliments my dress or Pocahontas tells me that I am sweet, I actually believe these words. When Goofy kisses my hand and laughs or Buzz Lightyear takes my purse and sets it down for me, I feel like a lady who deserves the best treatment.

Meeting Santa Goofy

Meeting Santa Goofy

That is why I love to meet the characters; they bring me into the movie and make me a star, a princess, a person worth noting.