The Gerber baby is one of the most recognizable images in American culture.
But did you know that the adorable sketch of the sugary-sweet looking infant was actually submitted to a canning contest to advertise its new product?
Ann Cook was only a few months old when her artist neighbor created a pencil sketch of her and entered it into the contest. The sketch ultimately won and the Gerber Baby was born.
The lovely Mrs. Cook is now 87 and … Keep Reading!!!