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Published: Monday, May 26 2014 12:34 a.m. MDT

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greatbam22
andrews afb, MD

Dream Big, Think Big.

timpClimber
Provo, UT

His dream is a blessing to Utah's children of all ages. As our children grew up took them to aquariums on the coast. Now I can take their children several times a year. Thank you for never giving up.

LetsBeRational
Spanish Fork, UT

"The person who says it can't be done is often passed up by someone doing it." Way to follow your dreams, Mr Anderson. They have certainly blessed Utah, and will do so for years to come. Thank You.

1Reader
Sunnyvale, CA

Andersen deserves a huge amount of credit. He faced immense skepticism and discouragement from many people for at least a decade. He's an outstanding example of committed entrepreneurship. Persistence and dedication do work.

I remember following this 10 years ago, and hearing a lot of comments like: 'Why does Utah need an aquarium', 'This is just not affordable', or 'This is unrealistic, a fantasy' from a lot of prominent voices.

Met a lady last week in our hotel in Anaheim who has a friend who had known Andersen well, and she talked all about all that he had to work through and endure for so long to make his dream real. It's an inspiring story about persisting despite set-backs and discouragement.

How wonderful it is to have an aquarium in Utah!

Christmas Carole
LAS CRUCES, NM

WELL DONE!!Sir...I enjoy anything to do with the ocean and this beautiful earth..most of my children live in Utah and I can't wait to visit and see this most beautiful salute to the beauty around us. I visited the Houston, Tx zoo growing up and remember vibrantly my MOST favorite parts had to do with the rain forest, sea, etc...What a gift to us all...

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