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Man Grows A 1,985 Pound Pumpkin

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By KMVT News

Half Moon Bay, California (CNN) Check out this giant gourd!

California farmer Gary Miller grew a record-breaking 1,985 pound pumpkin.

It won the annual Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off in Half Moon Bay Monday...

Beating last year's winner who grew a 1,775 pound pumpkin.

"It's super exciting - it's super exiting. You know, it's like winning the marathon," Miller said.

Miller won a prize of 11,910 dollars.

That equals six dollars per pound.

He also got an extra one thousand dollars for having the heaviest pumpkin from the state of California.


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