Was the Huge Hog a Wild Lie? Behind a Boy's Story

Last week, we reported that a 1,051-pound, 9-foot-4-inch wild boar was shot by an 11-year-old Alabama boy.

At the time, it was thought it might be a contender for some kind of wild hog record. But Rhonda Blissitt and her husband recently came forward to say that the hog was actually a domesticated pig raised on their farm.

Rebecca Roberts talks with Rhonda Blissit.

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