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    This Reunion Interview With The Cast Of "Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory" Hits The Feels

    After all these decades, the cast still feels like they won the Golden Ticket.

    It's been 44 years since the beloved children's classic,Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, first hit the screens and began enchanting generations of kids.

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    And earlier today, the child stars from the film sat down with the Today show to share their memories about the world of pure imagination...

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    ...some behind-the-scenes secrets (like how the Chocolate River was just gross dyed water)...

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    ...what they're up to today -- like Peter Ostrum (Charlie) who is now a veterinarian...

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    ...and how being a part of the magical film makes them all feel like they were the ones that won the Golden Ticket.

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    Let's be honest, who wouldn't want to be part of the wonderful world of pure imagination?

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