Theme park cast member stories: In remembrance
Written by Robert Niles
Each Monday I write a story about my time working as a cast member at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom. I try to be at least a little bit funny, but mostly I write to give fans an opportunity to see what life is like for park employees, and to give current and former employees a chance to share their memories of working in the parks, as well.Tweet
Today, though, I'm in no mood to be funny. Like many former and current Disney cast members, I'm heartsick today over the loss of Austin Wuennenberg in yesterday's fatal crash on the Disney World monorails.
So today's cast member story is left as a memorial for Austin. If any TPI readers knew him personally, you are invited to share a story in the comments. Otherwise, we'll use this post as an opportunity to send our condolences, and thanks, to his family, friends and fellow cast members.
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