Rejection by a modeling agency in Buford, Georgia was not the end of 16-month-old Asher Nash’s acting career, but only the beginning, CBSNews.com reports.
His mother, Meagan Nash, posted photos of her son on Facebook in hopes her son would be considered for an OshKosh B’gosh holiday advertising campaign, according to the report. OshKosh B’gosh took notice, praised Nash on her social media campaign generating awareness for Down Syndrome, and invited little Asher to model in the 2016 holiday ad.
During a meeting between OshKosh and the family, prior to inviting Asher, The Blaze reports Nash said: “He was waving, he was blowing kisses! The CEO held him, and he didn’t want to leave.”
In other reports to CBSNews, Nash said, “I knew when Asher was born he was destined to be great and do great things…so I am very proud to share his beauty with the world.”
The ad is being well received by customers. On Facebook alone, one photo of Asher has 5,000-plus reactions, which are overwhelmingly positive and supportive of the boy.
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