The untold truth of the Gerber Baby
For as long as baby food has been sold in American marketplaces, there has been the Gerber Baby. For nearly a century, the cheeky, cherubic face has gazed at customers with big, blue eyes, promising that the ingredients within are best for those you love most. Anyone who's ever parented a child knows the visage of the Gerber food juggernaut well.
But that iconic face wasn't the brainchild of a hotshot marketing executive, nor was it sketched by an advertising design professional. Rather, the blushing babe is in fact a real-life person. Here's the story behind America's most famous baby.