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StoryCorps

Transgender Boy Tells Mom 'It Shouldn't Be Scary To Be Who You Are'

In an interview with StoryCorps, Kaysen Ford talks to his mother, Jennifer Sumner, about being transgender and growing up in Alabama.

Bridges Koresma
The Overlook Koresma
The Blueprint of Something Never Finished The Six Parts Seven
This One or That One? The Six Parts Seven
Manitou Passage Gifts or Creatures

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Caught Between Trump's Tariffs And Tax Changes, Soybean Farmers Face Uncertain Future

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Timepiece Trace Bundy
Joy & Sorrow Trace Bundy
Moorni (Instrumental) Panjabi MC
Beware Breaks [Mundian Breaks] Panjabi MC
Stems Poppy Ackroyd
Time Poppy Ackroyd
Mandarin Mooncake
Zaris Mooncake

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StoryCorps

Transgender Boy Tells Mom 'It Shouldn't Be Scary To Be Who You Are'

Transgender Boy Tells Mom 'It Shouldn't Be Scary To Be Who You Are'

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Paloma Fabian Almazan and Linda Oh
La Voz de un Piano Fabian Almazan & Rhizome
Whole Heart Gryffin and Bipolar Sunshine
Waiting and Waltzing In Airport Terminals Industries of the Blind
The Lights Weren't that Bright, But Our Eyes Were So Tired Industries of the Blind
The Apartment Whale Fall
Kodiak Whale Fall
Friday I'm in Love The Imaginary Trio

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