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By Andi Bourne

Reaping the Fruit of Dedication


Hope Lewis

Hope Lewis's pineapple plant started growing its first pineapple two weeks ago. It is about the size of a grapefruit.

SEELEY LAKE - Seeley Lake resident Hope Lewis started growing a pineapple plant in her home three years ago. She continued to water and care for the plant in hopes that one day it would bloom. Last week she noticed amongst the leaves, a pineapple the size of a grapefruit.

Three years ago, Lewis bought a pineapple at Cory's Valley Market and cut the top off. She stuck the top in water to see what it would do. After about a week it started to grow so she planted it in a pot.

"I'm always sticking stuff in the dirt and trying to get something to grow," said Lewis.

The plant grew in a hanging p...

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