Flashback: The Dream Halloween Job? Hauntrepreneur

Editor's note: Take a look back at The Dallas Morning News archives.Did you grow up in Dallas in the 1980s? Do you love Halloween? If you answered yes, chances are you went to one of Leonard Pickel's haunted houses when you were a kid. Now, Pickel works professionally as a haunted house designer and a consultant, helping scare the pants off people around the world. But in the late 1970s, he was a sophomore at Texas A&M University getting his architectural design degree. He put on his first-ever haunted house as a fundraiser for his dorm. It was such a smash success that he designed two more haunted houses before he graduated.   Continue reading...

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