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A Coast family got a unique surprise at Disneyland’s new Star Wars attraction

Here’s a sneak peek at Star Wars: Galaxy Edge, coming to Disneyland and Walt Disney World

Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge, a new "Star Wars"-themed attraction, will open at Disneyland Park in Anaheim, California, on May 31, 2019, and Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Lake Buena Vista, Florida on August 29, 2019.
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Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge, a new "Star Wars"-themed attraction, will open at Disneyland Park in Anaheim, California, on May 31, 2019, and Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Lake Buena Vista, Florida on August 29, 2019.

This Ocean Springs boy and his family were honored at Disneyland Park’s Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge.

Galaxy’s Edge is the largest single-themed land in Disney Parks history, according to a Disney Parks article.

Johnathan Ridgeway, 8, was the one millionth rider on the Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run attraction at the park.

Jonathan was at the park with his younger brother, 4-year-old Logan, and their parents, Becky and Roger Ridgeway.

The Ridgeway family was greeted by the Disney cast members who helped open the area of the park on May 31.

The family sat at the famous Dejarik table and met Chewbacca. Once the ride was finished, they were treated to Blue and Green Milk for a toast.

Britneé Davis is McClatchy’s South Region Digital Producer. The south region includes the Sun Herald, the Telegraph, and the Ledger-Enquirer.
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