"You don't have permission to be here," the secuerity guard said quietly but sternly.
"Has there been a threat?"
"I'm not going to answer any qestions," he said, kindly referring me to the mall offices.They too were closed. On the way out, I asked another security guard, "Why exactly is the mall closing?"
"I'd tell you,but I could lose my job," he answered with a nervous stammer. "Are you a reporter?" I thought about lying. I sensed he would tell me if I said no.
"Yes," I said. "I'm a reporter." Silence.
"They evacuated Disney World," a voice on the radio said as I pulled away. Score one for the terrorists. They even brought our dreams to a grinding halt. For a moment anyway.