Becoming Nicole : The Extraordinary Transformation of an

Becoming Nicole : The Extraordinary Transformation of an Ordinary Family If you aren t moved by Becoming Nicole, I d suggest there s a lump of dark matter where your heart should be New York Times A transgender girl s coming of age saga, a civil rights time capsule, a tear jerking legal drama and, perhaps most of all, an education about what can happen when a child doesn t turn out as his or her parents expected Time Becoming Nicole is a miracle It s the story of a family struggling with and embracing a transgender child Butthan that, it s about accepting one another, and ourselves, in all our messy, contradictory glory Jennifer Finney Boylan Gripping Timely and significant Kirkus Ce texte fait r f rence l dition Broch Becoming Nicole is a powerful and illuminating book about one couple s journey in coming to accept and nurture their transgender daughter It s a page turner and a heart opener I couldn t recommend ithighly Cheryl Strayed, author of WildWhen Wayne and Kelly Maines adopted identical twin boys, they thought their lives were complete But it wasn t long before they noticed a marked difference between Jonas and his brother, Wyatt Jonas preferred sports and trucks and many of the things little boys were supposed to like but Wyatt liked princess dolls and dressing up and playing Little Mermaid By the time the twins were toddlers, confusion over Wyatt s insistence that he was female began to tear the family apart Becoming Nicole is the heart wrenching story of a mother whose instincts told her that her child needed love and not disapproval of a conservative, army veteran father who overcame his deepest fears to embrace his new daughter of a loving brother who never gave up supporting his twin sister and of a town forced to confront its own prejudices More than that, however, Becoming Nicole is the story of an extraordinary girl who fought for the right to be herself Ce texte fait r f rence l dition Broch

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