An inspirational youngster from the North East has helped a non-league side to a shock win in the FA Cup.
Cory Davison is recovering from an aggressive brain tumour, but was asked by Luton Town Player John Shaw to be their mascot - and the team went on knock out Premier League side Norwich.
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