18 Inches to Glory, the Don Chapman Story; Pt 1; S04 E01

July 22nd, 2014

Damn, that is one long episode name. But, if there's another Skipper we could get on the show who epitomizes the Jungle Cruise experience better, it's not clear to me who that is.

Skipper Don Chapman and his wife, Lois, sat down with me for a whole 2 hours for a trip down the River of Memories. Don was a fixture at the Jungle for nearly 2 decades, and was at Disneyland from 1981 to 2003. Stories of his no-nonsense style were passed down even after he left the park. He was held in the highest regard by his co-workers, and it was such an incredible pleasure chatting with him. 
We've got 3 whole episodes with Don, and we'll have more good stuff coming in September. Our 4th year promises to be amazing, and we're looking forward to lots of great Jungle Goodness. Let us know what you thought of the episode. 
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