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Tiggeriffic Trivia Johnny Appleseed

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When I was a teacher, I loved teaching about Johnny Appleseed. It is a great story about faith and the ability to pursue your dreams, whatever your circumstances. In honor of this fall season, I would like to share some trivia about Johnny Appleseed. You can see his story in Disney’s Melody Time or Disney’s American Legends.  This trivia is from: The Gospel According to Disney: Faith, Trust, and Pixie Dust  By Mark I. Pinsky

  • Johnny Appleseed’s  real name is Johnny Chapman. 
  • In the cartoon there is a song called “The Lord Is Good to Me”. As far as I know very few Disney movies even mention God, much less have a praise song in the middle of the cartoon.
  • A Disney Pin from the movie is a Bible with a cross on it. I tried looking for the pin on pinpics and could not find it. I did find this one on Ebay though. It mentions the Lord, but doesn’t have a Bible on it. johnny appleseed disney pin

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Sean @DisneyDayByDay

Tuesday 3rd of September 2013

Great trivia, it's been a long time since I read or watched this one. That is a fun pin as well.