Is Walt Disneys frozen body buried under Disneyland?
Dear Cecil: During a recent chat about freezing the body after death–cryogenics, I believe it’s called–somebody said Walt Disney’s body was frozen until they develop a cure for lung cancer. Disney supposedly is still technically alive, though terminally ill. I said freezing somebody alive is probably illegal, and if they waited for Uncle Walt to actually die, it would take too long to get him from hospital bed to Kelvinator–if you’re dead more than five seconds they can’t bring you back, right? Finally, how can cryogenics work at all? — Ted L., Los Angeles Cecil replies: Your skepticism gladdens my heart, Ted; obviously my years of patient effort are starting to pay off. First things first: (1) Walt Disney, as near as can be determined, was cremated on December 17, 1966, two days after his death. Admirable work in this regard was done by William Poundstone, author of a ground-breaking volume called Big Secrets. Poundstone heard not only that Walt was on ice, but that the body was st
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