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Zombie Pumpkin Carving Gives Viewers The Shivers

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Zombie Pumpkin Carving Gives Viewers The Shivers

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Zombie Pumpkin Carving Gives Viewers The Shivers

Zombie Pumpkin Carving Gives Viewers The Shivers

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Sculptor Ray Villafane began with a pumpkin weighing just under a ton to create a vividly realistic, lifesize orange zombie pulling other zombies out of a pumpkin garden. The work of pumpkin art is now giving people the shivers at the New York Botanical Garden.

RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne with news of jack-o-lantern art this Halloween. Ray Villafane is a former teacher who found his medium after carving a gourd a student gave him. The sculptor began with a pumpkin, this year, weighing just under a ton to create a vividly realistic life-sized, stringy-haired orange zombie pulling other zombies out of a pumpkin garden. The work of pumpkin art is now giving people the shivers at the New York Botanical Garden. It's MORNING EDITION.

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