Record breaker: Check out Louisiana's Great Pumpkin
~Brodie Gonsoulin was just thinking about icing down a beer keg for a Halloween party when he set out to grow a giant pumpkin.
Now the New Iberia native holds the state record for great pumpkins.
"I thought, it'd be neat to have one (big enough) to put a keg in, but that hasn't happened," he said. He's had several pumpkins big enough, but they've all ripened too early to keep until Halloween. His idea led to a form of "extreme gardening," Gonsoulin said, that "got wildly out of control."
~AP Photo/The Daily Iberian, Jeff Zeringue
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