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#FlashbackFriday: Why a Purple Pumpkin?

  #Flashback Photos ~ 2014 ~ Why is Gibson's Pumpkin Purple?     This is a special #FlashbackFriday with Halloween right around the corner and folks busy going pumpkin picking and carving...don't forget to do one up in purple!   Why IS Gibson's Pumpkin Purple?    For K-9 Epilepsy Awareness "Hmm...what's in my pumpkin?" ~ Gibson   Each year, Gibson’s pumpkin was purple because he was an Epi-dog ~ a dog with Canine Epilepsy. And his form of epilepsy was called idiopathic, meaning they could never determine a specific cause for the onset of his seizures. And, purple is the color of epilepsy awareness. Gibson was living proof that Epi-dogs CAN ~ and DO ~ live full, happy lives! For more info on Canine Epilepsy, please visit our  #FiveSibes #LiveGibStrong K9 Epilepsy Awareness Online Library page!   According to (home of Epilepsy Foundation® and Epilepsy Therapy Project), the Purple Pumpkin Project is the brainchild of founder Ron Lamontagne, whos