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A look at transgender teens & their parents

”I hit the wall. I began to develop breasts, and when my periods came, it was the most horrible time of my life…. I was nervous about the surgery. But excited beyond belief. I counted down every day on my calendar. All I could think about was getting the best male body I could.”

Ty Clark, a 18-year-old FTM transgender, who came out in eighth grade, at four school assemblies, where he told classmates that he was transgender and asked them to respect his right to a good education. (Philadelphia Inquirer)

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