A 12/12/12 baby from Brentwood enjoys a rare special birthday

A Brentwood mum should not have any trouble remembering exactly when her son was born.

That’s because Leon Santos was born on December 12, 2012 - 12/12/12. He was mum Khatja Santos’, from Kelvedon Hatch, fourth child and second son and was born at 12.46pm at Basildon Hospital by caesarean section.

Khatja said: “The care has been great at the hospital. Everyone was so nice and said the right things to make me feel better.”

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