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He's My Daughter: A Mother's Journey to Acceptance
A shocking phone call from their distraught daughter-in-law was how Lynda and Richard Langley learnt that their son had started his transition from a man to a woman. The mad rush to their son's hospital bedside, anguish and fear for his physical health, shock from the nature of his injury, and the dread of the challenges to be faced in the coming months and years...Lynda's ...more
Paperback, 166 pages
Published September 1st 2002 by Indra Publishing
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This book was written as a mothers account of a transgender journey, as she watches her son Tony transition into a woman (Toni) after Tony attempts to perform a gonadectomy on himself. The account is sometimes empathetic and mournful, with a mother feeling the loss of her son, and the feeling of intensity passed on to the reader. There is confusion and learning how to support a child through such massive transformations, and her continued support for her child is astounding and admirable.
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Awesome autobiography of a mother's experience of her son's dramatic and desperate transition to female. From horror and panic to acceptance, a loving and inspirational account of a mother's love and her desperate search for knowledge and understanding. A very moving account of trans life from an intimate observers perspective. As trans myself, I recommend this to anyone experiencing or anticipating transition. Also I recommend it to those supporting or trying to understand another's transition.