My child is so unique for me. I had instances where I would be ashamed because I thought of what my community would say. I was a church leader and this I think would have a negative image towards me and my husband. My child is transgender, and this I only discovered when she turned 9. I had to go deep into my heart as a mother and understand how differently my daughter is. I love her so much and I always regarded her as my daughter. If pained me to hear and see people in the community calling her derogatory names and inflicting hate upon her. She is transgender, and I love her unconditionally.