Sweet thumb

Published: Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 02:03 PM.

“I think I am going to show them off for awhile,” Creel said with a smile as he tried to balance the two in his hands for a photo.

“I wonder that the record it, because those are some big potatoes,” Creel said.

While Creel’s potatoes were indeed monsters, it turns out the world record sweet potato is over 80 pounds, and the record for one grown in North America is north of 60 pounds.

Either way, Creel still has several growing in his new dirt and he is anxious to learn whether they are indeed whoppers like the two he carried around last week.


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