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Meet Jamie and Rebekah

BY: Abie Peacock

“There’s a gift in raising a transgender child because they teach you what it means to really love the person in front of you.”

For Jamie and her husband, a pastor and leader of a Christian congregation, supporting their daughter Rebekah in her transition was ultimately a risk worth taking. When they reintroduced her to their parish as Rebekah, they found support and encouragement in the most unexpected of places.

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