An early Peace Corps volunteer, Ann Moore was intrigued by the way African mothers carried their babies in fabric tied to their backs. She re-created the concept in a manner that fit the American lifestyle, and called her invention the “Snugli” baby carrier. Patented in 1969, it changed the way parents carried their "precious cargo."
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