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A Rhode Island man is the winner of the triple crown, so to speak, when it comes to growing massive fruits.

FOX's Lilian Woo reports:

He's been working on it for a decade and now a Rhode Island grower is the first to nab a trifecta in the world of gargantuan foods. The third jewel in the crown, growing a giant squash which weighs more than a ton to be specific:

(Jutras) "2,118 pounds."

That's about what a polar bear weighs and a world record. Joe Jutras has already broken two records. In 2006 with the world's longest gourd at 10.5 feet and a year after that, the largest pumpkin 1,689 pounds.

The keys to his success: hard work, determination:

(Jutras) "Right seeds, the right time, right year and everything lined up for me I guess this year."

Jutras also crediting the fresh soil he put in.

Lilian Woo, FOX News.

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