The mother of a 3-year-old girl has released a photo diary of her daughter's fight for survival after contracting meningitis.
Doctors told Michelle and Michael Scoffings that their daughter was 3 hours from death and if she survived, may have to have both legs amputated.
But 8 months on Erica has defied all the odds. Her mother chose to release the photos online as a warning to other parents of the dangers of Meningitis
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Amanda Houston has the latest weather forecast for the East and West Midlands.
It will be a cloudy evening with patchy rain at first, with most places becoming dry overnight. Turning wetter tomorrow.
Apart from the odd spot of rain at first most of the night will be dry but outbreaks of showery rain will spread in tomorrow afternoon.