Disney Adds Dolls in Wheelchairs

Disneyland updated the “It’s a Small World” ride Friday to feature two dolls in wheelchairs — a first in the California park’s 67-year history, CNN reports.

One doll appears in the ride’s South America scene, while the other sits among dolls from around the globe, sending riders off with one final song.

Erin Quintanilla, manager of accessibility for the Disneyland Resort, told CNN that Disneyland creatives brought the idea to her team months ago.

Imagineers kept the two dolls in their same clothing, but reworked them into a seated position to match the vibes created by the ride’s original designer, Mary Blair.

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