Patricia Raskin

Friday, 27 June 2014 18:29

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Pat WilliamsTune in when Patricia interviews Pat Williams, senior vice president of the Orlando Magic and author of more than 30 successful books, including How To Be Like Walt: Capturing the Disney Magic Every Day of Your Life. The book reveals what no other biography ever has: the soul of an American legend.   While many recent biographies of Walt Disney have reveled in the negative, this book takes an honest but positive look at the man behind the myth. Williams, whose personal fascination with Disney began when he relocated to Orlando, Florida in 1986 to build a new NBA basketball team, considers Walt Disney to be one of his mentors.  In fact, his team, the Magic, was named in honor of one of Disney's most famous creations, the Magic Kingdom. The name was chosen not only because the team's proximity to Disney World, but also as a tribute to Walt Disney, whose "magical personality" touched his community. How to Be Like Walt follows Disney from his humble childhood years on a farm outside of Kansas City until his death in December of 1966. What is clear throughout the book is a life of imagination, perseverance and optimism. And, although some controversy accompanied Disney's legacy, his impact lives on in the heart and minds of people all around the globe. Pat Williams will discuss How to Be Like Walt.

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Patricia Raskin

host of the Patricia Raskin Positive Living radio show, is a nationally recognized, multi-media radio talk show host, award-winning producer, speaker and author.

 

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