Do you have a prized possession? For me, it’s probably my ring — or the turtle figurine on my desk. Point is, these possessions seem to take on a life of their own to the point where you might find yourself treating them like old friends!
For Jamie Johnson, there’s no debate about what his prized possession is: it’s his pumpkin.
And this isn’t just any old pumpkin.
“This one’s still growing,” Jamie says in the video below.
He points out the pumpkin in question, a gigantic gourd he says weighs around 1,000 pounds!
Jamie wants to make sure it’s remembered, as he aims to have it break the record for heaviest pumpkin.
The current record was set in 2014 by a pumpkin weighing a whopping 1,817 pounds!
“If you were to ask my wife, she’d call this an obsession. I call it a passion,” Jamie says.
Indeed, his wife Amber is intimately aware of Jamie’s passion.
In fact, among the sweet terms of endearment they have for one another, she has blacklisted one in particular.
“Definitely not ‘Pumpkin,'” she said. “One time I went to bed and there was a seed where I normally lay and I thought, ‘Have I been replaced?'”
Meet the Johnsons and their giant pumpkin in the video below, and please SHARE it on Facebook!
Footage provided by KSTU Salt Lake City
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