- Brett Nash was born with an undiagnosed condition as well as Distal Arthrogryposis among other things
- Employees at a local Spar near the Nash family celebrating the young boy and he loves his time at the shop
- Despite being differently-abled, Brett is a happy child that always has music in his head
Young Brett Nash was born with a rare disease that hasn't been clinically diagnosed despite the best efforts of doctors. The best they could do is acknowledge that Brett also has a condition called Distal Arthrogryposis.
Distal Arthrogryposis causes restrictions in the feet and hands and can cause them to be permanently bent, among other things.
The 14-year-old is also non-verbal but spends a lot of his time humming tunes he likes.
Brett lives in Johannesburg with his parents and his sister.
The local Spar employees spend every night celebrating Brett in their own special way - by asking him to help pack bags, sing a song with them or just by hanging out with him.
For Brett, spending time at the Spar has become the highlight of his day. His mom recently shared a short video of Brett's time at the Spar and it gave South Africans the warmest feelings.
Tammy also thanked the employees and customers for reaching out to her son.
To all the staff at Spar Retail Crossing – thank you for everything you do for our boy. To all the customers that are so patient, warm, loving and understanding with him – thank you!!!
And to the customers who love to spoil him (tonight he got a Yogi Sip from a customer – not the 1st time this lovely guy has bought Brett something), thank you for being one of the many heroes that come into our lives!
Despite his rare condition, Brett is a happy child. His mom, Tammy, says he has music in his head all day. She can't remember exactly when their "Spar routine" began, but thinks it has been 5 years now.
She added that Brett loves Father Christmas and balls.
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