Transcript for Caitlyn Jenner's emotional speech at the ESPYs
Millions watched an olympic champion, that award for courage. Here's Elizabeth vargas. Reporter: Caitlyn Jenner kissed her mother before walking up to that stage to accept the Arthur ashe award for courage. Thank you so much. Reporter: Jenner aware, not everyone at home is ready to accept. If you want to call me names, make jokes, doubt my intentions, go ahead, because the reality is, I can take it. But for the thousands of kids out there coming to terms with being true to who they are, they shouldn't have to take it. Reporter: Jenner then turns to her children. Every one of them, quietly wiping tears, watching the moment. Jenner has said, "I will always be their dad." I am so, so grateful to have all of you in my life. Thank you. Reporter: Jenner then with a message about acceptance for all. It's not just about me. It's about all of us accepting one another. We're all different. That's not a bad thing. Reporter: Jenner then saying she is clear now with her responsibility, which is to reshape the landscape of how transpeople are treated. It was a moving moment. A noble goal, but my both accounts, a big one. Powerful with the whole family sitting there watching. Elizabeth, thank you. That is "World news tonight"
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