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A Cinderella story for Walt Disney's birthplace?

A Cinderella story for Walt Disney's birthplace?

It is a modest, two-story frame house, sitting on the corner of Tripp Avenue and Palmer Street in Chicago's working-class Hermosa neighborhood. But the story behind this humble green-and-gray structure is what makes it special. Back in 1891, a young itinerant contractor named Elias Disney bought an empty lot at what is now 2156 N. Tripp Ave. for $700. His wife, Flora, designed a house, which Elias built with his own hands. Roy was born soon after the family moved to Tripp Avenue in 1893. Then came Walter Elias Disney, who was born in a second-floor bedroom at the house on Dec. 5, 1901. The Disney Co. founded by Walt and Roy has long been a multinational mass media...

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