Pint-sized baker creates her own mini donut to help Nemours patients

There's a sweet story behind 6-year-old Norah's effort to pay it forward

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – April is 6-year-old Norah Sproles's month, and she's got the doughnut to prove it.

Norah was born with the most severe form of spina bifida, and has been a patient at Nemours Children's Specialty Care in Jacksonville since birth.

Before she was even 4 months old, doctors at Nemours had already performed seven surgeries involving her spine and brain. At age 6, she's now cared for by 10 Nemours pediatric specialists. 

But this month, not only is she being celebrated, she's paying it forward.

Norah invented a special mini doughnut with the help of The Mini Bar, a local doughnut and coffee shop. The proceeds will not only help her battle her own condition, but the money raised will also help provide specialty care for other children.

The precious pint-sized baker debuted her new creation Tuesday afternoon. 

The Norah Donut is a vanilla cake doughnut with strawberry glaze, dipped in Oreo crumbs and topped with a strawberry buttercream and more Oreo crumbs. 


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