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It was 100 years ago that Walt Disney founded The Walt Disney Company

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A MARTÍNEZ, HOST:

Good morning. I'm A Martínez.

One hundred years ago today, Walt Disney founded the Walt Disney Company and created a pop culture empire with movies such as "Fantasia," "The Little Mermaid" and "Frozen." Now, to celebrate their milestone anniversary, Disney will release a restored, 4K version of the 1937 film "Snow White." I personally am still waiting for that "Mary Poppins" 4K restoration.

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