First Baby with Down Syndrome Wins 2018 Gerber Baby of The Year

February 7, 2018
Meet Lucas Warren, a one-year-old from Dalton, Georgia with the cutest smile. Out of 140,000 entries, Lucas is this years Gerber Baby of the year. Lucas is the first baby with down syndrome to win the award since the contest began in 2010. Lucas' mother Cortney sent in a picture of Lucas not thinking anything would really come from it. Little did they know that the whole family would be featured on the Today Show. Lucas' Dad, Jason, tells Today "We're hoping this will impact everyone — that it will shed a little bit of light on the special needs community and help more individuals with special needs be accepted and not limited. They have the potential to change the world, just like everybody else." Source Via: Mashable