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Disney CEO speaks with family of boy killed by gator

Disney CEO speaks with family of boy killed by gator

The Walt Disney Co.'s chief executive officer, Bob Iger, spoke Wednesday with the family of the 2-year-old boy killed by an alligator at Walt Disney World.

Disney confirmed the conversation with the family of Lane Graves took place but did not provide details. Disney also released a statement from Iger: "As a parent and a grandparent, my heart goes out to the Graves family during this time of devastating loss. My thoughts and prayers are with them, and I know everyone at Disney joins me in offering our deepest sympathies."

Lane's death, which has attracted international attention, occurred as the company is opening its new Shanghai Disney Resort. George Kalogridis,...

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