The Gerber Spokesbaby 2018 Is The First Baby With Down Syndrome In The Contest’s History and He is from Georgia!

Baby food brand Gerber has been running its annual Gerber baby contest since 2010, and its 2018 spokesbaby is still breaking new ground. The brand announced Feb. 7 that its 2018 spokesbaby is one-year-old Lucas Warren, and he’s the first Gerber baby with Down syndrome.

Lucas, who’s from Dalton, Ga., was chosen out of more 140,000 entries, according to TODAY, after his parents posted a snap of him on Instagram with the contest’s hashtag. The photo shows Lucas grinning at the camera, wearing a mint-green shirt, white pants, and a spiffy bow tie. His mother, Cortney Warren, told TODAY Lucas is just as extroverted in real life as he seems in his winning photo, saying he’s “very outgoing” and “loves to play, loves to laugh and loves to make other people laugh.”  Continue reading at Bustle