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Wednesday’s Child: Emily is going back to Disneyland

Wednesday's Child

Emily and her own family are going to Disneyland nearly 3 decades after going with Jeff Gianola

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Emily was just a little girl when she was featured on Wednesday’s Child with Jeff Gianola. She was 12 years old and looking for her adoptive home.

She was among a group of children Jeff took to Disneyland for a special trip in 1992.

Jeff recently caught up with Emily via Skype. She’s married with 3 kids and lives in northern Washington.

And even after all these years, Emily still treasures the memories she made at the Southern California theme park. She even has a photo album of the trip.

Former Wednesday’s Child Emily catches up with Jeff Gianola at the Portland Rose Garden in 2018. (KOIN)

Now, nearly 3 decades later, Emily gets to take her own children back to the “Happiest Place on Earth.”

KOIN 6 News, Wednesday’s Child coordinator Kendra and Disneyland worked together to gift Emily and her family 5 tickets to the park.

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