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19-year-old sings during brain surgery in incredible medical feat


For Kira Iaconetti, performing has always been her passion. But her dreams were threatened when she started experiencing what she called "glitches” or seizures. Doctors found a calcified tumor in her brain. During surgery, Seattle Children’s Hospital surgeons asked the 19-year-old to sing so they could better pinpoint the problem, and they were able to perform a successful procedure. Iaconetti, her parents and Dr. Jason Hauptman talk with TODAY about the incredible medical achievement.