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Handicapped poseurs
Rich New Yorkers hire handicapped tour guides to help them jump to the front of Disney World lines — and more in our collection of strange revelations about the nation
 
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Wealthy Manhattanites are paying handicapped tour guides to help their kids circumvent long lines at Disney World. The guides charge $130 an hour to pose as family members and use their handicapped privileges to get on rides without waiting. "You can't go to Disney without a tour concierge," one parent told the New York Post. "This is how the 1 percent does Disney."

 
Samantha Rollins is TheWeek.com's news editor. She has previously worked for The New York Times and TIME and is a graduate of Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism.

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