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Oscar Noms and Downtown Disney Updates—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter Disney gets 10 nods from the Academy, and the Parrs are joined by some newbies in Incredibles 2… See more, along with other news from around Disney, in this week’s news briefs! Congratulations to Disney’s Academy Award® Nominees! We’re smack in the middle of awards season, and the nominees for the biggest …

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12 Disney Mentors Who Inspire Us to Greatness

By Megan Deppe Walt Disney once said, “Our greatest natural resource is the minds of our children,” and entertainment that inspires both children and adults is part of his enduring legacy. So many beloved Disney films have featured mentors who’ve taught their mentees—and us!—very important lessons. After all, where would Hercules be if Phil hadn’t …

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How Two of Star Wars Rebels’ Rebel Girls Inspire Us to Be Heroes

By Jocelyn Buhlman While the Disney XD animated series Star Wars Rebels has come to an end, the impact of the show will doubtlessly continue long after the final credits roll. To celebrate the fan-favorite series, we talked with the actresses who lend their voices to two fan-favorite characters, Ashley Eckstein (Ahsoka Tano) and Vanessa …

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13 Awesome Disney Girls to Celebrate on International Day of the Girl

By Megan Deppe “For every girl who dreams big, there is a princess to show her it is possible.” The motto for Disney’s “Dream Big, Princess” campaign is an important message every day, but today—declared by the U.N. to be the International Day of the Girl—is the perfect opportunity to celebrate girls from all the …

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