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St. Croix Lutheran hockey player has spinal concussion; family hopes for full recovery

Lakeville Patch says the family of Jenna Privette is hopeful after doctors said her injury is "somewhat like a concussion to her spine." Privette was hurt and lost feeling in her legs after she was checked from behind during a hockey game.
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Lakeville Patch says the family of Jenna Privette is hopeful after doctors said her injury is "somewhat like a concussion to her spine." Privette was hurt and lost feeling in her legs after she was checked from behind during a hockey game.

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