I love Disney so much and it’s always been a dream of mine to work there as a character performer, but I know it will never happen because I’m autistic and really not good at interacting and conversing with kids. I’m a professional actor, and I’ve played Mary Poppins, Cinderella, and Snow White onstage, where I don’t have to interact with my audience. But knowing I’ll never play those characters in the parks still breaks my heart.
My mother went to jail for a few years when I was a kid, and my Dad usually was never home. I used to wish Mary Poppins would fly in on her magical umbrella to give me a better childhood. When my mom was released, she gave me a really pretty Mary Poppins doll and I still have her by my desk