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English: Elias and Flora Disney (parents of Ro...
English: Elias and Flora Disney (parents of Roy and Walt Disney) in 1913 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Probably the most painful time of Walt’s private life, was the accidental death of his mother in 1938. After the great success of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Walt and Roy bought their parents, Elias and Flora Disney, a home close to the studios. Less than a month later Flora died of asphyxiation caused by a faulty furnace in the new home. The terrible guilt of this haunted Walt for the rest of his life.


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