Ballenie and Bellanie Camacho

Twins Ballenie and Bellanie Camacho may be only 11 months old but already they are true fighters.
The baby girls, born conjoined at the lower back, were successfully separated on Jan. 17 in an almost 22-hour surgery at Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital in Valhalla, New York.
“Things went really well,” Dr. Samir Pandya, one of the lead general surgeons at Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital told TODAY, which was given exclusive access to the girls and their family ahead of the separation procedure. “We are very happy with how everything was choreographed and coordinated and worked out in the operating room.”

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