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Gourd Almighty! Father Smashes Son's Giant Pumpkin Record

A grower in Rhode Island has smashed his own son's giant pumpkin record with a gourd weighing 1,026 kilograms (2,261 pounds). Richard Wallace's pumpkin beat the North American giant pumpkin record set by his son, Ron, at the same event last year. Ron Wallace's pumpkin topped the scales at 1,100 kilograms (2,230 pounds) at the Frerichs Farm Pumpkin Weigh Off in 2015. Despite being dethroned, the legacy of that record-breaking pumpkin continues.  Across the...

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