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ROBBED OF OUR FUTURE

‘It felt like someone had cut open my chest and ripped out my heart. But we had to tell Marzanne everything was fine’

IN A bleak mid-winter of turmoil and uncertainty it was their one shining light: the baby boy who was coming in the spring, a brand-new life to bring joy and hope back into their world.

Now that glimmer has gone. The baby never got to take his first breath and his mother is fighting for her life in a Pretoria hospital. The Grim Reaper that is Covid-19 has struck again.

Marzanne Lennox (29) is all alone in an isolation ward, the tiny heart that had been beating inside

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