"Every year, since the beginning of the Gerber Baby Photo Search, we choose the baby who exemplifies Gerber's longstanding heritage of recognizing that every baby is a Gerber baby, and Lucas is a flawless fit", Kristin Wooten, a spokeswoman for Gerber, told CNN.
FOX- Gerber has revealed its 2018 spokesbaby, and little Lucas Warren, 1, is the first child with Down syndrome to be named a Gerber Baby in the 90-year-old contest. They entice people by presenting their conception of the ideal home, the flawless body, or the flawless vehicle. She posted a photo of Lucas on Instagram using the contest hashtag, and later the family was notified that Lucas won.
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Gerber president and CEO Bill Partyka said the baby's exuberant smile melted the hearts of judges. He just recently learned to clap, and started signing the word "more" in American Sign Language. The big news was announced on the Today show, where Lucas appeared with his proud parents, Cortney and Jason. They also hope that Lucas's role as this year's spokesbaby will raise awareness for kids with special needs.
For the next year, Lucas will make appearances on Gerber's social media channels, so there will be far more cute photos to come. "Look at everything I did, '" Jason said during an interview with Today.