MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Totino-Grace High School student Rachel Woell has died after a battle with brain cancer.

Woell, a senior at Totino-Grace, was first diagnosed when she was in the second grade.

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Last October, she learned a more aggressive tumor began growing again and there were few medical options left to treat it.

Woell’s parents posted news of her passing on her CaringBridge page Saturday morning.

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In late August the school held a day of prayer that involved the entire community showing support for Rachel.

In August, the Totino-Grace community hosted a 24-hour Power Novena prayer to pray for Woell’s recovery.

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