Heaviest is best: Pumpkin sets record at California contest

Visitors check out a pumpkin on a trailer at the 44th World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off in Half Moon Bay, Calif., on Monday, Oct. 9, 2017. Joel Holland won the competition with a pumpkin weighing in at 2363 pounds. (Mark Rightmire/The Orange County Register via AP)


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