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Dear Abby 11/08

Transgendered uncle deserves his own role in family album

    DEAR ABBY: "Anonymous in Arizona" (Sept. 7) was wondering how to explain to her future children that their father's brother was born a girl, particularly in childhood photos in which he appears as a girl. While most of your reply was sound — especially how transgendered people are born in the wrong body (which I wish more people could understand) — I disagree with your advice about the photo albums.

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