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Kith and pumpkin: dad squashes the scales but Megan wows

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Kith and pumpkin: dad squashes the scales but Megan wows

Peet Joubert won the annual Goliat van Gat Pumpkin Festival, but his young daughter stole the show

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Saturday’s giant pumpkin prize winner is very proud of his produce, but is even prouder to share his passion with his daughter.

Peet Joubert won this year’s Transvaalse Landbou-Unie’s Goliat van Gat Pumpkin Festival in Pretoria, taking home R15,000 with Howie, a 420kg behemoth. 

But it was his daughter Megan, 12, who stole the show, taking second place overall with her pumpkin, Tupin, weighing 207kg. ..

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