Monday, October 8, 2007

Vandals destroy giant award-winning pumpkin

HUTCHINSON (AP) This year’s Kansas State Fair blue ribbon-winning giant pumpkin is no more.
Vandals smashed the 976-pound gourd to pieces. They also destroyed an even larger pumpkin belonging to the same Newton family.

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This is the same pumpkin that wrote The Glass Menagerie in 1945, as well as the1952 Tony Award Winning Play, The Rose Tattoo.

EDIT: This Just In. . .

A photo of the suspects has been released: