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Disney theme park's reopening in Florida gets mixed reaction

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Disney theme park's reopening in Florida gets mixed reactionWalt Disney World near Orlando, Fla., will reopen Saturday, and Disney has been posting marketing videos online to highlight the safety procedures designed to protect visitors and employees. "I feel safe because Disney has gone above and beyond what they needed to do," an employee named Sam says in one of the videos while standing near Fantasyland. Some of the 1,000-plus responses to that video were supportive. Others were incredulous, with people using words such as "irresponsible" and "disappointing" in response to Disney World's reopening while coronavirus infections are soaring in Florida. "You gotta be kidding," wrote Alexander Jones, a Seattle motion graphics artist. The pandemic has...
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