What Happened to Ann Turner Cook?


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As of 2015, Ann Turner Cook, who was the original Gerber Baby model for Gerber Products Company, is a retired teacher and an author of a series of mystery books. Cook was an English teacher at Hillsborough High School in Tampa from 1966 until her retirement.

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Ann Turner Cook became the Gerber baby model in 1928 after a sketch of her face was chosen by the company's advertising campaign. Cook's identity as the Gerber baby was a company secret of almost 50 years, as Gerber did not want the gender of their product's model to be revealed. Cook's identity as the Gerber baby became public in 1978.

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