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Old 03-18-2013, 05:36 AM   #31
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My husband and I both started teaching in the early 80's, and we both teach in large high schools.

So it's pretty much a given that we'll run into either a current or a past student almost everywhere we go.

Last year, as we were entering International Gateway, 10 minutes after arriving at the Beach Club, he ran into a current student. A few days later, after our YES class, I ran into a woman I had taught in about 1983 or so... her kids were taking a class as well.
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Old 03-18-2013, 10:16 AM   #32
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DH is a weatherman in Louisiana. We were on a trip with some friends and a couple in MK recognized him. Lol.
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Old 03-18-2013, 10:30 AM   #33
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This year I saw my cousin in MK. I knew she would be there, but had not planned on meeting up. Never saw the rest of her family.

Same trip, I saw my co-worker and family in line for Maelstrom and again around Germany. Again, knew she would be at WDW but did not expect to see them.
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Old 03-18-2013, 10:31 AM   #34
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A few years ago my DH and I were celebrating our wedding anniversary on Mother's day sans DD and this older gentleman walks over to the table and claps the hubby on the shoulder. It was his choir teacher from high school. Small conversation ensued and then he had a bottle of champagne snt to our table!

The next year while in Epcot an older woman walked right up to me and said Hi aren't you Marge's oldest daughter? I met you years ago when you visited your mom at work. To this day I have no clue who the woman was but she knew all about me and m sisters.
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Old 03-18-2013, 10:43 AM   #35
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We were in HS walking up the road toward the ToT when I heard my name being called loudly from behind me. When I turned around I saw two co-workers of mine who had moved away to Toronto several years prior! One of the ladies was someone who shares my love of all things Disney and it was so karma to meet up with her here. Amid lots of hugs we had a great time catching up with each others' lives and did a couple of attractions together before going our separate ways. Disney truly was magical for me that day.
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Old 03-18-2013, 10:48 AM   #36
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We saw DD's teacher.

DD was skipping school, teacher was skipping school..........
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Old 03-18-2013, 10:51 AM   #37
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the same family from my daughter's nursery. Once at BB then 4 days later AK!
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Old 03-18-2013, 10:52 AM   #38
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Used to happen a lot on our Mardi Gras trips since so many families from Louisiana go to WDW that week. We haven't been that week in a long time though.

We went on a last minute trip when I was pregnant in 2010 and I ran into a co-worker from another unit in the hospital where we work at the emporium with her son.
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Old 03-18-2013, 10:58 AM   #39
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We run into people we know all the time at DL but thats because in Az when the schools are on break all the Zonies head to DL for the cool weather and a quick vaca (7 hours away). We see our kids friends and their families, teachers, neighbors, co-workers etc.

You can drive through the parking lots during spring and fall breaks and see nothing but AZ license plates.
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Old 03-18-2013, 11:06 AM   #40
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We were at MK this past October on a relatively quiet morning. There was no line at IASW so we went right in. The family right in front of us have a DD who just happened to be in my DS (8yrs) class. We don't know the family well, but the kids were excited to see each other and we all rode the boat together.
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Old 03-18-2013, 11:44 AM   #41
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Last summer, we were waiting to board out plan back home. The connecting flight was a few minutes late and the gate area was really crowded. We were standing, waiting for pre-boarding (had our DS 2 with us and DH is "platinum" status or whatever) and off the plane walks our neighbors who live in the other half of our duplex! Neither or us knew the other would be there, so we stopped them to say hi, and laughed saying "thanks for looking after our half of the house for us, we'll now go home and do the same for you!"
Now, my dad, he runs in to someone he knows almost everywhere we go! Its almost creepy!
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Old 03-18-2013, 11:56 AM   #42
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We were waiting for Soarin' and scrolling thru facebook posts saw that a close friend was chaperoning her daughter's choir group. She had posted a pic of them in front of Spaceship Earth (they were performing at Candlelight Processional at EPCOT). Saw her daughter later that day as she was processing in for performance. Gave her a wave and thumbs up. As we were leaving that night we saw friend and the group meeting up to leave as well. Got in a quick hug and laugh before we both had to leave.
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Old 03-18-2013, 12:01 PM   #43
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We met our local baker with his wife and children outside of the American Pavilion in EPCOT. He had told everyone, including his family, they were going to DLP but surprised them at the airport with the news they were off to Florida.
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Old 03-18-2013, 12:03 PM   #44
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In May 2011 we ran into a family from our neighborhood in the food court at POR and in Aug 2011 we ran into a guy who went to college with my husband on the bus on the way back to POR.
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Old 03-18-2013, 12:06 PM   #45
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This happened to me when I was there with my parents when I was a Sophomore in high school. We were watching the outdoor "pre-show" of the Tiki Birds, we turn around and saw my 8th grade history teacher. We caught up for a few minutes after the show before heading our separate ways.
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