Article about "declared deaths" on Disney properties

Discussion in 'Disney Rumors and News' started by Crazy4mandms, Sep 13, 2003.

  1. Crazy4mandms

    Crazy4mandms Addicted to WDW and proud of it!

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    Just thought some might be interested in the Urban Legends webpage article about Disney not allowing deaths to be declared on Disney property. Urban Legends is a website that investigates rumors that float around the web (ending up in our emails!!) and either prove or disprove their validity.

    http://www.snopes.com/disney/parks/declare.htm
     
  2. Dznefreek

    Dznefreek DIS Veteran

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    This is correct. They always covered this in "Traditions".
     
  3. mrsltg

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    This is interesting, but the website leaves out one very important detail - no one dies anywhere until they are pronounced. They can be dead as a doornail and until an MD signs off on it (remember, paramedics are not MDs) it's not a done deal. I don't buy the "they do this because they are image concious" line. Every state has different laws regarding birth and death certificates, and Disney has no control over that.

    Erin :D
     
  4. Peter Pirate

    Peter Pirate Its not the end of civilization...But you can see

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    I'll officially be dead when I say So!:confused:
     
  5. ohanafamily

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    I would think that Disney would go to extreme lengths to do anything possible for a patron in an accident. I am sure that they have deaths on property all of the time; so many people go there, statistics would show that there would be some. I can sympathise with the idea of them not wanting any death pronouncements on property, but I don't think that they can stop them. I think that it is a cross between getting medical care quickly, and quick transport to a medical facility. More to the point, I don't think that they want someone dying on the sidewalk upsetting other guests.

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