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‘Walt the Dreamer’: New statue of Walt Disney at center of new EPCOT project

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Walt Disney himself will be at the center of a new project coming to EPCOT.

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Disney revealed a new statue this week called “Walt the Dreamer.”

Disney officials said the statue is part of the World Celebration Gardens.

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Engineers installed the statue behind Spaceship Earth where a new central hub will be located.

Officials say the statue represents Walt Disney’s dream of the original EPCOT project.

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