CHICAGO (CBS)–For Miguel Cervantes, landing a starring role in Chicago’s stint of ‘Hamilton’ was a dream come true.

But as Cervantes revels in his on-stage moments, when the curtain falls he turns his energy to his family as they fight the battle of their lives.

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Cervantes invited CBS 2’s Irika Sargent into his home to share the family’s story about his daughter’s battle with epilepsy.

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