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World's first "Vacation Kingdom" to open this month in Florida, thanks to round the clock efforts of skilled building tradesman.

"Who's the leader of the club that's made for you and me?" These simple words, when set to music, comprise what may have been the most frequently-posed question in recent American history. Indeed, they are part of what has become a modern, American folk-hymn. Undoubtedly, few Americans would respond to such a query with something other than the familiar, resounding refrain: "M-i-c-k-e-y M-o-u-s-e."

Of course, a great many things have changed since the days during which Mickey Mouse was the American symbol of lighthearted fantasy. Today, Walt Disney Productions, Mickey's "alter ego," is nearing the completion of the first phase of its incredible 27,400-acre Walt Disney World — "made for you and me."

Situated 20 miles southwest of Orlando, Florida, Walt Disney World easily represents the largest and busiest private construction project in the country. Four years of site preparation and two years of contremendous undertaking. Phase 1 of struction have already gone into the the project involves Walt Disney World's Vacation Kingdom: a $300 million, 2.500-acre, family-oriented, destination resort. In order to insure the scheduled October opening, a peak force of 8,000 construction workers is presently on the job.
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