The original Gerber baby

Thursday 20 November 2014, 12.01am HKT


original gerber baby

(Photo: Associated Press, via Imgur.com)

She is Ann Turner Cook , born today (20 Nov) in 1926.

This 88-year-old American great-grandmother is the original Gerber baby. She’s also a mystery novelist (as in mystery novels, geddit).

Man, they sure know how to pick a baby model in those days! She looks great even now.

As a Gerber baby myself, this woman is my hero.

She turned from a sketch into a person — how crazy is that…?

What the heck is a Gerber???

gerber baby food

(via business2community.com)

The food was … well … so-so, but the bottles were fantastic.

Give it a few more years and she’ll be back to eating Gerber herself and using diapers, if not already. (Sorry, just kidding.)

If she’s that old … R.I.P. Aunt Jemima and Uncle Ben

You can read about Gerber’s (not-such-a-big-deal) branding blunder in Africa.

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4 Responses to “The original Gerber baby”

  1. Ed Hurst said

    While the jars got used for a million things, I seem to recall my most common use was for mixing specific colors of tempera.

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  2. Watermelon Hugger said

    Are you feeling better now? Is your arm/shoulder better?

    Like

  3. lawmrh said

    What blogging dedication! Hope you do get better soon. Painful stuff!

    Liked by 1 person

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