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Oprah applauds Angelika, Jake and Dr. Bowers for being so open with their stories. "Not everybody watching here is going to believe it, relate to it or understand it, but at some point in your life, I'm sure, you will have to stand up and say who you are, in one form or another," Oprah says. "What you will want is for the people to accept whatever that is. So we thank you."

By doing shows about gender identity, Oprah says she hopes people will see how we're all more alike than we are different. "Soon, and I know that it is not going to happen in my lifetime, but I feel like all of us who are living in this lifetime have to do our part to create a greater understanding…where people accept you just for being who you are."
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FROM: Born in the Wrong Body
Published on September 28, 2007

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