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As Nature Made Him: The Boy Who Was Raised as a Girl

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In 1967, after a twin baby boy suffered a botched circumcision, his family agreed to a radical treatment that would alter his gender. The case would become one of the most famous in modern medicine—and a total failure. As Nature Made Him tells the extraordinary story of David Reimer, who, when finally informed of his medical history, made the decision to live as a male. A macabre tale of medical arrogance, it is first and foremost a human drama of one man's—and one family'…

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TIL identical twin boys were raised as a brother-sister pair (botched circumcision). The truth came when the one being raised as a girl INSISTED he was a boy; the parents admitted he was the subject of an experiment trying to prove gender identity was nurture, not nature. He later committed suicide.(r/todayilearned)

What a terrible story of hubris and pain. I cried as I read the last chapter of this book, it was so moving and sad.

It’s called, “As Nature Made Him: The Boy Who Was Raised As A Girl,” by the way, I can’t believe the title isn’t up here yet.

www.amazon.com/As-Nature-Made-Him-Raised/dp/006112…

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$6.35

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Book Binding

Paperback

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ABIS_BOOK

Book Author

John Colapinto

Book Edition

2

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Harper Perennial

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TIL identical twin boys were raised as a brother-sister pair (botched circumcision). The truth came when the one being raised as a girl INSISTED he was a boy; the parents admitted he was the subject

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