Hope fades after Pretoria family told baby son has irreparable brain damage

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Janco Claassen’s mom, Carla (28), and dad, Tiaan (27), are coming to terms with the fact their precious son will probably have no life at all. (Photo: Supplied)
Janco Claassen’s mom, Carla (28), and dad, Tiaan (27), are coming to terms with the fact their precious son will probably have no life at all. (Photo: Supplied)

Janco Claassen was just five weeks old when tragedy struck. A catastrophic car crash robbed him of the childhood every parent wants for their kids – a carefree time of play and laughter, growth and development.

Instead Janco Claassen’s mom, Carla (28), and dad, Tiaan (27), are coming to terms with the fact their precious son will probably have no life at all.  

Eighteen months after the crash, little Janco has almost no cognitive function and his brain is filled with fluid.

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