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BUFFALO, NY-- 19-year-old Andrea Billittier was suffering from debilitating headaches that were growing increasingly painful and more frequent. An MRI revealed she had a life threatening condition that would require a delicate operation.

Another interesting twist is that Andrea's father is one of Western New York's most recognizable physicians, who learned a powerful lesson about what it's like to be on the other side of the stethoscope.

Click on the icon to watch Two On Your Side's Maryalice Demler tell the story of Andrea's startling diagnosis and the life saving treatment she received right here in Buffalo.