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This is a true story about a mouse, but someone mixed it up. Put the story in the right order. Write 1 on the sentence that begins the story. Number the other sentences in the right order. Do it for each paragraph in the story.
_____ Finally he said, �I don�t know what to draw.�
_____ He stared at the blank paper.
_____ One day many years ago, a man named Walt Disney sat in an old office with a pad of paper.
_____ Then he stared at it some more.
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____ Then it ran away.
____ Mr. Disney got up and went to his desk.
_____ It stood on two legs in the middle of the drawer and wiggled its whiskers. It looked at Mr. Disney.
_____ He opened the desk drawer to get a pencil.
_____ Before he could reach in the drawer, a little mouse appeared from a corner of the drawer.
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_____ Then he started thinking. �I�ll draw a mouse.�
_____ First he drew a big round head and put big ears on it.
_____ Mr. Disney watched the mouse run away.
_____ Then he drew a funny little body and put pants on it.
_____ �I�ll call him Mickey. Mickey Mouse,� he said finishing the drawing.
VERY SHORT BIOGRAPHY adapted from "Just Disney.com"
Walt Disney was born on December 5, 1901 in Chicago Illinois.
Walt had very early interests in art, he would often sell drawings to neighbors to make extra money.
On December 21, 1937, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the first full-length animated musical feature, premiered at the Carthay Theater in Los Angeles.
The film is still considered one of the great feats and imperishable monuments of the motion picture industry. During the next �five years, Walt Disney Studios completed other full-length animated classics such as Pinocchio, Fantasia, Dumbo, and Bambi.
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Walt Disney's dream of a clean, and organized amusement park, came true, as Disneyland Park opened in 1955.
Walt Disney is a legend; a folk hero of the 20th century. His worldwide popularity was based upon the ideals which his name represents: imagination, optimism, creation, and self-made success. He brought us closer to the future, while telling us of the past, it is certain, that there will never be such as great a man, as Walt Disney.