Milo Browne should not be alive today.
But the little star is preparing to mark his fourth birthday and medics believe it is truly a miracle.
The North Shields boy is being treated for a condition known only as M3BHA – which has only ever affected eight other people in the world. Of those eight, only two are alive today.
Yet, as Milo’s dad, Stephen Browne, explains, his son’s condition is even more complex still.