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Updated: 11/07/2013 08:00:00AM
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PHOTO FROM NORTHSHORE MAGAZINE


The current record for the biggest pumpkin is held by Ron Wallace with an Atlantic Giant pumpkin weighing in at 2,009 pounds.

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Last week Halloween made us think about pumpkins. Some we eat and some we decorate. But do you know why?

The Irish brought the tradition of pumpkin carving to America. The Irish originally started carving turnips for their ancient holiday. Irish immigrants to the U.S. found pumpkins were in abundance — and much easier to carve.

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