Thusha Kamaleswaran was Britain's youngest gun crime victim when she was shot and left paralysed shot by a stray bullet in Stockwell, south London two years ago.
Since then, despite doctors' fears the eight-year-old would never be able to move her lower body again, she has regained feelings in both legs.
ITV News correspondent Paul Davies has been following the progress of Thusha’s journey to get back on her feet for the Tonight programme.
Watch: Courage in the Crossfire at 7.30pm on Thursday 10 October on ITV
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Commuters were also warned to expect travel chaos as Doris gathered speeds of nearly 90mph.
A man with 62 penalty points on his licence is among thousands of motorists allowed to drive despite exceeding the limit warranting a ban.
Storm Doris is set to bring severe weather across much of the UK on Thursday as heavy rain and strong winds push in from the west.