As they hoped, a South Carolina couple’s giant backyard pumpkin has set a state record for weight. Frank and Tina Finders’ pampered pumpkin weighed in Friday at 897 pounds, beating the previous best of 737 pounds. The newlyweds – who have matching tattoos of a flowering pumpkin vine on their shoulders – had been waiting for this moment for nearly four months, keeping their pumpkin moist and shady.
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