In this Oct. 8, 2016 photo provided by Ron Wallace, Richard and Catherine Wallace stand with a 2,261.5-pound pumpkin that Richard grew to set the North American giant pumpkin record at the Frerichs Farm Pumpkin Weigh Off in Warren, R.I. Richard Wallace’s pumpkin beat the record set by his son, Ron, at the same event last year.
In this Oct. 8, 2016 photo provided by Ron Wallace, Richard and Catherine Wallace stand with a 2,261.5-pound pumpkin that Richard grew to set the North American giant pumpkin record at the Frerichs Farm Pumpkin Weigh Off in Warren, R.I. Richard Wallace’s pumpkin beat the record set by his son, Ron, at the same event last year. Ron Wallace AP
In this Oct. 8, 2016 photo provided by Ron Wallace, Richard and Catherine Wallace stand with a 2,261.5-pound pumpkin that Richard grew to set the North American giant pumpkin record at the Frerichs Farm Pumpkin Weigh Off in Warren, R.I. Richard Wallace’s pumpkin beat the record set by his son, Ron, at the same event last year. Ron Wallace AP

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