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TV star Julia returns to dancing after life-changing surgery

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You might have heard of Julia, the talented young dancer who competed on CBBC's 'Taking The Next Step' and became a finalist on Britain's Got Talent.

Julia's dancing career was nearly cut short when a spinal condition, called scoliosis, left her in pain.

Simon Cowell paid for an operation to help her but it means she's had to take a break from dancing until she's recovered.

Whitney went to catch up with her to see how she is coping.