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WDW Radio # 605 - The Original Dreamfinder, Ron Schneider

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WDW Radio # 605 - The Original Dreamfinder, Ron Schneider As we celebrated Walt Disney World’s 49th birthday on October 1, I wanted to look back at not just one of the resort’s most popular attractions, but characters as well. The Dreamfinder (and good right arm, Figment) were created for the new Journey Into Imagination attraction in Epcot in 1983, and ushered in a sense of wonder and fun the likes of which the park had never seen before. And helping to create that spark of imagination was Ron Schneider, the original Dreamfinder. Ron joined me live in Magic Kingdom for the anniversary, and shares stories that paint a colorful picture tracing the origins of the attraction and character, as well as his years in the parks, to working with Tony Baxter, and the day that Michael Jackson asked to meet Dreamfinder. We also discuss the future of the attraction, characters, and EPCOT, Walt, and so much more. ---------------------------------- WDWRadio.com - Please visit the All-NEW WDW Radio Site, Show, and Community! WDWRadio.com/Community - Join the community and conversation WDWRadio.com/Support - Join the WDW Radio NATION to get monthly rewards, and help support the show WDWRadioLIVE.com - Watch, chat and CALL-IN Wednesdays 7:30pm ET on Facebook LIVE WDWRadio.com/Events - Upcoming WDW Radio Disney meets, On the Road events, cruises, and more! WDWRadio.com/Shirts - Disney, Marvel, Star Wars, logo gear and more! WDWRadio.com/Podcasts - Show notes, links and photos 407-900-9391 - Call the voicemail with a question, comment or "Hello!" from the parks Disney102.com - 102 Ways to Save Money on your next Disney vacation THANK YOU for your support by voting WDW Radio Best Travel Podcast for 9 consecutive years! Sit back, relax, and enjoy this week's episode of the WDW Radio show. Thanks for listening! Be sure to tune in next week! - Lou Mongello ---------------------------------- LouMongello.com - Let me help you turn what you love into what you do with one-on-one mentoring, mastermind groups, and my Momentum Weekend Workshop in Walt Disney World. I can also speak at your event, conference, business, or school. ---------------------------------- LET'S CONNECT! - Twitter.com/LouMongello - Facebook.com/WDWRadio - WDWRadio.com/Community - Instagram.com/LouMongello - YouTube.com/WDWRadio - Pinterest.com/LouMongello - LinkedIn.com/in/LouMongello


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