It’s been confirmed, pixie dust isn’t the only thing floating around at both Disneyland and Walt Disney World these days.
A new article by The Wall Street Journal (paywall) has confirmed the rumor that everyone hoped wasn’t true: Disney parks are a popular spot for people to scatter their loved one’s ashes. In fact, the practice, or attempted practice, happens on at least a monthly basis.
According to Gizmodo, WSJ interviews current and former Disney custodians who have been assigned to ash detail (or “HEPA cleanup” as it has been codenamed by park officials).
“The Haunted Mansion probably has so much human ashes in it that it’s not even funny,” said one Disneyland custodian to the Journal.
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