Orville Redenbacher's daugher Gail Tuminello sits next to a bronze statue of her father unveiled at Central Park Plaza in Valparaiso Sept. 4, 2012. The statue now has its own Twitter account.
VALPARAISO | The King of Popcorn seems to have made a triumphant return to the city. Not only is his statue in Central Park Plaza a popular feature, Orville Redenbacher has almost 200 followers on his Twitter account.
CHICAGO | The signature suspenders were no problem for artist Lou Cella to recreate, but the wavy hair and the famous black, horn-rimmed glasses were more of a challenge.
VALPARAISO | When first approached about the idea of having a sculpture of her father in the Valparaiso's downtown park, Gail Tuminello said she couldn't quite picture it.
VALPARAISO | The man who rose to become top of the poppers, Orville Redenbacher, was born in Brazil, Ind., on July 16, 1907 -- the youngest of four children.
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