Little Iris beats the odds to walk for the first time

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Imagine being told your child may never walk, then to see your little girl taking her very first steps during lockdown. Two year old Iris Travis is from Swinton in Manchester and has spina bifida and managed to walk down her garden path helped by her doting dad and filmed by her family.

It was part of a charity event called the Teddy Toddle for Manchester Children's hospital, where Iris has spent much of her short life.

The charity hope other children take part to help them raise money to make patients more comfortable.

Sarah Rogers has been to meet her: