Former cancer patient now a doctor at the hospital that helped her survive

Jennifer Pratt, with her little sister, was 11 years old when she was diagnosed with osteosarcoma.

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  • A diagnosis of bone cancer at age 11 meant Jennifer Pratt spent many days in the hospital
  • Hoping to help change sick children's lives, she went to medical school

(CNN)People say it's important to give back to your community. Jennifer Pratt is doing exactly that.

She was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a form of bone cancer, when she was just 11. The diagnosis meant she spent many days in the hospital.
Pratt's chemotherapy took over a year, and because she spent so much time at Children's Minnesota in St. P