Pumpkins Take to the Skies In Millsboro, Del., thousands are out for an annual day-after-Halloween event: the World Championship Punkin' Chunkin' Competition. The goal is to send pumpkins flying as far as possible.
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Pumpkins Take to the Skies

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Pumpkins Take to the Skies

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Pumpkins Take to the Skies

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In Millsboro, Del., thousands are out for an annual day-after-Halloween event: the World Championship Punkin' Chunkin' Competition. The goal is to send pumpkins flying as far as possible. Frank Shade of the Punkin' Chunkin' Association talks with host John Ydstie.