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Gerber announces first "spokesbaby" with down syndrome

Gerber announces first

Their logo is the notorious Gerber Baby which depicts the 5-months-old face of Ann Turner Cook.

In trending news this morning, a Boston burger joint is helping patrons pop the question, and Gerber's new spokesbaby is making history. Gerber which was founded in the 1920's has been organizing the contest, 'Spokesbaby of the Year for last 90 years. His large and adorable smile was most probably the aspect that made him being chosen as the 2018's Gerber Baby.

Baby Lucas from Dalton, Georgia "won the judges over with his glowing and giggly smile and was chosen among more than 140,000 entries", according to a press release from the company.

The company has been holding this contest since 1927, year-after-year, without interruption.

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As the Grand Prize victor, Lucas's family will receive $50,000, and Lucas will be given the coveted title of 2018 Gerber Spokesbaby.

Baby food company Gerber announced Wednesday the results of its latest photo search. Lucas will appear on Gerber's social media channels and he will be featured in Gerber ads throughout the year.

Lucas' mom, Cortney Warren, says she hopes this will bring help increase the acceptance of special needs kids.



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