Every year, the farmer grew a record-breaking pumpkin. Each one was larger than the last.
At the state fair, he would sit beside his creations as the scale listed his achievements. Two thousand pounds, twenty-five hundred, three thousand. But the smile on his face never reached his eyes.
News teams from all over lined up to interview him, hoping to capture a slam-dunk human interest story. They always came away disappointed.
“It needs to be bigger,” the farmer would say and walk off. He would return to his field and start again from scratch.
For some reason, Linus was obsessed.

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