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'Amazing' Pippie beats the odds to return home

8 October 2012 Last updated at 17:05 BST

A three-year-old girl who was never expected to survive sustaining burns to 80% of her body has beaten the odds to return home.

Pippie Kruger's mother was told to expect the worst after an accident at home.

However, after five cardiac arrests, and 45 operations including a groundbreaking skin graft, she is back with her family.

Nomsa Maseko reports.