A Girl Like Me The Gwen Araujo Story (2006)

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Drama based on a true story. As a young child Eddie Araujo began wearing his mother's make-up and clothes, and by his teens had made up his mind that he was meant to be a woman, and felt happiest and most natural living as a female. He changed his name to Gwen and, with the support of his mother, led his life as a girl. However, others reacted violently with tragic consequences.

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