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Disney World pulls Epcot Starbucks mug with purple monorail

Disney World pulls Epcot Starbucks mug with purple monorail

Disney World is pulling a new special Starbucks coffee mug from the shelves of Epcot because the mug's design includes one of Disney's monorails with a purple stripe. The Purple Monorail was was involved in a deadly crash in 2009.

The coffee mug is part of Starbucks' "You Are Here" collection which showcases parts of Epcot using minimalistic colors.

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Disney confirmed it was pulling the mug from Epcot for that reason.

The Epcot mug's designs also include Spaceship Earth, The Land pavilion and several World Showcase countries.