Mom of gender non-conforming son pens beautiful open letter to tween girls' clothing store

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By: Josh King

A North Carolina mother has written a heart warming open letter on Facebook to the trendy clothing store Justice, after the staff there made her non-gender conforming son's, dreams come true.

Martie Sirois' 10-year-old son has wanted to shop at the "Just for Girls" clothing store since he was 4 when he would go there with his older sister.

Just when Sirois was about to take him, North Carolina passed the new HB2 law, banning the opposite sex from changing rooms, locker rooms and bathrooms.

After telling her support group the story, members stepped up to help. One of them speaking with the store manager at the local Justice to see how she would handle having a boy shop in the store and any potential harassment he may face.

The store manager assured her that "everyone is welcome at Justice" and rudeness or discrimination toward the child from other customers would not be tolerated.

Sirois then brought her son to the store and the same manager helped him pick out his clothes and even stayed late to make sure he got what he wanted.

Sirois says her son was so happy she took multiple pictures of him in his new outfits and she had never seen him have so much joy.

She ended her letter to Justice by saying, "Thank you, thank you, thank you. Love, Martie Sirois, parent of a gender non-conforming 10-year-old boy transitioning to become someone even more beautiful than he already is."

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