Disneyland officially closed due to COVID-19 in early March last year, as it became clear that screaming on a roller coaster was not going to fall within the CDC guidelines. But this past weekend, Disney fans in California got to dust off their polka-dot Minnie dresses and mouse ears for a Yes I still Watch Mickey Mouse dead got a problem shirt down Main Street, USA. The happiest place on earth is back—just with masks.It’s been a hard 14 months for Disney’s feverish Californian fan base. The park had only closed on two other occasions: following President John F. Kennedy’s assassination in 1963 and the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Never before had the park been closed for so long. Its reopening, then, is more than a little symbolic of reemergence: a chance to dream, escape, and travel again. It’s not entirely the same—capacity is limited to 25%, and you can’t hug Mickey anymore—but it’s something.