Joanne Borden of North Woodmere discusses being "one of the lucky one":
At a very early age, some of us transgender girls were told, "Boys don't do that!" and we believed it. We kept the girl a secret. She was buried in the deepest corner of our soul. I, for one, spent my life hoping for a cure, so I could be rid of what seemed to be a curse. The cure would come: when I started college; when I turned 21; enlisted in the army; when I got married; when I became 30 and at nearly every other milestone in my life. Read more...Learn more about our TRANScribe Project or submit your own story.