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Growing Giant Pumpkins ‘A Tough Hobby’ for Enthusiasts

Clip: 10/07/2019 | 4m 29s Video has closed captioning.

Inside a barn about 60 miles southwest of Chicago, six giant pumpkins are hoisted by forklift onto an industrial scale and weighed, one by one, so their growers can claim cash prizes for the heaviest – and bragging rights. Evan Garcia has this story.

Aired: 10/07/19

Rating: NR

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