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Mom, daughter duo turn comic book convention into multi-million dollar, int'l success

MegaCon 2015 set for April 10-12 at Orange County Convention Center

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ORLANDO, Fla. – Fans of fantasy will pack the Orange County Convention Center for MegaCon on Friday.

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Local 6 anchor Matt Austin met up with the dynamic duo behind the convention; Beth Widera and her daughter Christine Alger.

Widera bought the convention in 1999 by mortgaging her house and taking loans from family.  In their first year they attracted only 5 thousand people.

Widera expects that number to grow to more than 100,000.


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