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Pumpkin record? Boston wants to smash it

Aims to light 30,000 jack-o'-lanterns

A pumpkin skyscraper gave the Boston Common a ghoulish landscape. The city hopes to set a record for the most pumpkins lit in one place.
By Michael Levenson
Globe Staff / October 21, 2006

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It will take 900 volunteers wielding plastic spoons and serrated knives, riding golf carts to speed around, and brandishing barbecue lighters for the final moment of truth. (Full article: 884 words)

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