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The Inspiration Behind 'The Perfect Daughter'

My childhood was spent reading fairy-tales and watching Disney movies. I loved their charm, magic and mystery. They taught me to hope. They taught me to daydream. And I dreamed of finding my own Prince Charming and happy ever after.  When I was about 7 years old my best friend spent her summer holiday in Florida and visited Disney World. She returned with photos full of vibrant colours and tales of amazing adventures. I was in awe. I desperately wanted to go too, but we couldn’t afford it. However, my parents made me a promise; one day they would take me. And they did. I celebrated my 21st birthday at the Magic Kingdom. We even had a meal at Cinderella’s Royal Table, the restaurant in the castle itself.  For one day, I was a Princess. At the end of the holiday we returned home. All that remained were cherished memories. I may have been a Princess, but I still hadn’t found my happy ever after. Did such a thing even exist? It seems fitting that this childhood love of Cinderella would eve