Doctors warned Elisabeth the chances of her son ever regaining enough consciousness to recognise her were virtually zero. 'They kept trying to tell me how severely handicapped he was. They told me he would never speak again.
'They advised me to put him into ward care where they thought he would last about a year. All I knew was, all of a sudden, I had really become a mother. I was a bit like a lioness. I couldn't leave my young. He was warm and pink and I could touch him. He still felt like my child.' Read more: