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Video: Incredible moment Derry cancer teen Alexandra Johnston's biker dreams come true

By Claire Williamson

This is the incredible moment a brave 14-year-old girl who is battling cancer for the second time had her dreams come true.

Determined Alexandra Johnston from Londonderry is fighting Ewings Sarcoma.

This is the second time she is fighting the disease since 2013.

During her treatment she became a huge fan of the programme 'Sons of Anarchy' - the FX motorcycle club drama.

So in a bid to give the youngster a special treat, her family organised a special surprise with the help of Linda McKinney from the Gasyard.

When Alexandra looked out her window last week she was overwhelmed with emotion as more than 30 bikers arrived outside her house.

Wee video of our biker chick on her special day , enjoy  please share to show the strength in our wee woman who is fighting this terrible disease for the second time x

Posted by Andre Johnston on Sunday, October 2, 2016

The moment she sees the bikers she bursts into tears.

She was then made an honorary member of the Brother of the Third Wheel UK chapter.

She was also gifted with several club patches, a teddy bear, jacket, helmet, pocket watch and sweatshirt.

But the most amazing part for Alexandra was that she got to go on a special road trip with the bikers on the trike.

Alexandra now hopes to get a motorcycle of her own in the future.

Dad Andre told the Journal: "Alexandra is supposed to be receiving chemo once every three weeks but because her body has been through so much, her bloods aren’t recovering between treatments.

"This means the break between chemo is longer and she hasn’t been able to go back to school yet this year. ‘She knew nothing about the bikers, it was a total surprise for her and she was totally gobsmacked when she looked out the window and saw 34 bikes outside the house.

"It was a real lift for her which was just what she needed. It was a boost for the whole family."

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