5. Feeling isolated and alone, Sona requested to be stationed in Japan for 4 years.” It wasn’t until 2001 that Sona stumbled upon the term “transgender” on the internet.
Although the discovery was an immense relief, the urge to live a “normal” life was even stronger. “I was taking it to my grave,” Sona recalls.
8. In August of 2012, an exhausted Sona made the decision to make a serious change – she prepared to come out to her loved ones.
“I thought I had this being a man thing down. Ya know, like being a marine with a great wife, a beautiful child, a well paying job, […] and even a good sense of humor - all to fill my voids.”
10. Sona’s parting message: “This is not about passing, it never was. It’s about being YOU, no matter what society thinks – and that is beautiful.”
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