Born as a male, Corey Maison knew from a very young age that she didn’t identify with other boys. It wasn’t until the fifth grade when Corey stumbled upon a video of transgender YouTube star Jazz Jennings that she realized how she felt on the inside, didn’t match what she saw on the outside.
Her mother, Erica, recently surprised the teen with her first dose of hormones; and Corey’s reaction is heartwarming. Erica explains that her 14-year-old daughter has been waiting more than two years to begin hormonal therapy.
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