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The Original Tale Of Sleeping Beauty Was Not A Happily Ever After, But Every Girl's Nightmare

Cinderella is not the only fairy tale with an unsettling origin story. It seems like the oral tradition of passing stories down from one generation to another worked to scare the bejesus out of children, rather than to entertain them.  Sleeping Beauty was no exception, and the real story of the sleeping princess does not sound anything close to a happily ever after. In fact, the young girl's beloved "savior" needs to get locked up! spiked-onlineMany of us are familiar with Disney's version of the princess tale, which is based on Charles Perrault's rendition of the ancient story.It

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Here's The Reason Why Your Favorite Disney Princesses Wear Blue

Growing up, almost every young girl's idol was a Disney princess. All memorable in their own right, the animated role models taught their viewers many lessons, such as the importance of being adventurous, kind, and true to oneself. DisneyFrom Alice to Belle to Elsa and Jasmine, each princess had a unique situation they had to overcome, and when they prevailed, it gave young girls the encouragement to conquer their worst fears, and have a happily ever after ending too. When we were younger, it was hard to pick a favorite, as each leading lady was one-of-a-kind with their own personality

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20 Things You Didn't Know About Your Favorite Disney Princesses

Everyone has their favorite Disney princess, whether it's Ariel, Jasmine, Cinderella, Mulan, or any of the other heroines from our favorite childhood movies. A lot of work goes into making these films, and these behind the scenes facts about these lovely ladies makes them all a bit more magical. DisneySnow White is the youngest Disney princess, she is 14-years-oldDisneyMulan and Tiana are the only left-handed princessesDisneyAurora only has 18 lines in all of 'Sleeping Beauty'DisneyPocahontas is the only princess based on a real personDisneyBelle is the only person in town who wears blue which represents that she is an 'outsider'DisneyCinderella's