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The Healing Horse, Ch. 16, Scene 3: Reflections on Disneyland, Magic, and the Future

In this scene, Karen and Pegasus reflect on the magic that happens when people accept each other as they are, and on Madame Leota’s prophecy of great things to come for Karen. The image of clouds in a night sky

The Healing Horse, Ch. 16, Scene 2: Sunset at the Ranch

In this scene, three important events occur. First, Mama shows her happiness with Karen and with how Karen is now approaching life. Second, Karen again exerts her will by asking to stay with Pegasus. Third, she recognizes that she and

The Healing Horse, Ch. 16: Back to the Ranch, Scene 1: Truck and Horse Trailer

In this scene, Karen and Pegasus reflect briefly on their Disneyland day, and then Karen dozes on the way home. Scene 1: Truck and Horse Trailer When the tram reached the parking lot, Karen got off at the same stop

The Healing Horse, Ch. 15, Scene 14: Walking to the Exit

In this scene, Karen continues speaking up for herself and taking charge of her own life. In Disneyland, this is easy. When she gets back to the real world, she will find it more difficult. In those days, Disneyland security

The Healing Horse, Ch. 15, Scene 13: The Parade

The day is ending. Mama and Rocky had promised to pick up Karen and Pegasus after the four o’clock parade, so the little girl and her horse watch the parade, and then head for the exit. Along the way, they

The Healing Horse, Ch. 15, Scene 12: The Mark Twain Riverboat

In this scene, Karen and Pegasus take one final ride at Disneyland, and her mentor gives her a little history lesson in disability rights. If you are interested in the text of the letter from Helen Keller that Mark Twain

The Healing Horse, Ch. 15, Scene 11: Tom Sawyer Island

In this scene, Karen and Pegasus take a much-needed break from the excitement of rides and Main Street USA, so they can reflect on what Madame Leota predicted for Karen’s future. Here is a photo of part of the island,

The Healing Horse, Ch. 15, Scene 10: The Prophecy

In this scene, Madame Leota gives little Karen a prophecy about her future as a dancer and a teacher. Pegasus confirms the truth of this. But it comes with a warning about authorities who will someday try to place false

The Healing Horse, Ch. 15, Scene 9: Madame Leota

When Karen and Pegasus enter the Séance Room, they receive a mysterious welcome, and Karen’s intuition tells her that what they are about to experience is Disney magic just for them. Here is a picture of Madame Leota, the disembodied

The Healing Horse, Ch. 15, Scene 8: In the Haunted Mansion

In this scene, once again brave Karen and Pegasus overcome their fears and actually enjoy being in a haunted house full of ghosts. But when the ride ends, they receive a mysterious invitation. What will happen, next? If you’re interested