Transgender teen brought to tears by mother's surprise


Meet Corey Maison, the 14-year-old transgender teen warming hearts all over the world.

As BuzzFeed News reports, Erica Maison, a mother of five from Michigan surprised her daughter Corey with her first dose of hormones. She explains that Corey had been waiting for these for over two and a half years, so finally being able to give them to her was a huge deal.

%shareLinks-quote="She squeezed me, and I stopped the camera so I could hug her back. Neither of us let go for what seemed like an eternity." type="quote" author="Erica Maison" authordesc="" isquoteoftheday="false"%

Watch the emotional video here:

How heartwarming? Maison posted the video publicly to her Facebook and YouTube pages, aware that there was a chance for nasty comments, but knew that the positive would outshine any negativity.

%shareLinks-quote="I think one of the biggest issues with our society today is that people just don't understand what being transgender actually means. I want people to watch this video, and see the raw emotion of a transgender child that can finally live her life the way she feels inside" type="quote" author="Erica Maison" authordesc="Buzzfeed News" isquoteoftheday="false"%

[h/t BuzzFeed]

HuffPost Live dives into what you should know about hormone treatment if your child identifies as transgender:

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