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Years into journey, transgender teen still finding himself

 

November 23, 2017



HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — It's been six years since Theo Ramos first cut himself in the school bathroom, six years since his parents and friends and teachers found out he wanted to be a boy instead of a girl, six years in transition.

And his mother, 55-year-old Lori Ramos, has been at his side.

"We've had moments of laughter, and we've had moments of joy," she said. "When he's feeling good with himself and he's communicative, when he has no care in the world, and he's spontaneously saying, 'Hey, Mom, let's go for a walk' and fills me in on his day, that's joy. For a kid who doesn't communica...



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