Georgia toddler with Down syndrome named 2018 Gerber baby

Posted February 09, 2018

Gerber announced the newest Gerber Baby spokesbaby, and it's a historical and monumental choice.

"Having this role model with this gorgeous little boy, Lucas, who you can just tell he's full of life and sparkle and energy". Gerber launched its Photo Search contest in 2010 and has annually been choosing a baby to represent their brand. But Lucas is special, for so many reasons. As the Grand Prize victor, Lucas family will receive $50,000, he will be given the coveted title of 2018 Gerber Spokesbaby and take a front seat on Gerbers social media channels throughout the year. That's huge! I mean, he's cute as all get out, so obviously he's the ideal choice.

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As the Grand Prize victor, Lucas' family will receive $50,000, he will be given the coveted title of 2018 Gerber Spokesbaby and take a front seat on Gerber's social media channels throughout the year.

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.

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"He may have Down syndrome, but he's always Lucas first". Cortney Warren said she entered the contest on a whim, after a relative pointed out an ad seeking submissions.

Lucas' mom, Cortney Warren, says she hopes this will bring help increase the acceptance of special needs kids. As a result, his parents will receive a grand cash prize of $50,000. Congratulations, Lucas! Looking forward to seeing your sweet smiling face all year!

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