D23 posted a fun item about the new windows on Main Street for Don Edgren and Rolly Crump. The story explains how the practice of granting windows on Main Street started and why Don and Rolly are well deserving of their spot in the neighborhood of Disney legends.
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Walt started the tradition of store window dedications back in 1955, the year his Magic Kingdom first opened its gates. Realizing that the shops lining Main Street, U.S.A. needed names, he decided to use the real names of employees who went above and beyond the call of duty to help him achieve his dream. Walt's special way of saying "thanks" caught on, and since then, more than six dozen people have become the proprietors of fictional businesses that reflect their unique contribution to the park.