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Transgender Kids Say the Smartest Things

Mon, Jul 13, 2009

Pop Culture

Thanks to a tip from Goodvibes, we just watched this short and sweet clip from Jasmine, a 7-year-old transgender* kid who’s wise beyond her years. It reminded us of an excellent This American Life episode from earlier this year which features a touching story of two 8-year-olds who meet up when their families attend a conference on transgender parenting. Like with Jasmine, the philosophical maturity of these two girls is awe-inspiring. And when you hear how one of the girls’ fathers refuses to accept her as a her, you will cry.

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One Response to “Transgender Kids Say the Smartest Things”

  1. Carolyn Says:

    I am so glad that her parents were so accepting of her at such a young age. If only more people in the world could be as understanding and accepting of those who are different.

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