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Pumpkin carved in honor of 911 firefighter heroes

Hollands' Giant Pumpkins

The Timeline of a 2017 World Champion Pumpkin & the Family That Cares for it

It all began in 1974 when Joel Holland and his twins started on a journey to grow big pumpkins...

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"My twin girls, Shannon and Shawn in 1974 and our 1st attempt at growing big pumpkins."


And now, in 2017...

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"My girls with me 43 years later with the 2017 World Champion 2,363 lb. Pumpkin in Halfmoon Bay Ca."


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2,363 pounds! Just harvested.


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Waiting to be weighed at Half Moon Bay.


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On the scale at Half Moon Bay, California.


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2,363 pounds! New Half Moon Bay Record!


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2,363 lbs! New North American Record!


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Ready for the parade at Half Moon Bay.


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Heaviest pumpkin in the World for 2017 at 2,363 lbs!


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"Live" with Kelly & Ryan. Got to meet some new people! Joel Holland, Kelly Rippa, and Ryan Seacrest!


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A screenshot that Kelly posted to her Instagram.


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Kelly and Ryan sitting on a Holland's giant pumpkin...