Behold, the heaviest in North America.

The gourd clocked in at more than 2,000 pounds last weekend at the Cedarburg Wine and Harvest Festival in Cedarburg, Wisconsin.

Gene McMullen is the man responsible for the prodigious pumpkin. That tops last year's record of 1,600 pounds. Set by McMullen.

So, what's his secret? He says, "Lucky. Dumb luck....I don't do anything different than any other growers do."


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