Transgender Teen Crowned Homecoming Queen

Cassidy Lynn Campbell hopes her win will help inspire hope in others.
1:46 | 09/21/13

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It's homecoming for the marina high school vikings. It's a big game for the football team -- the players aren't the only ones hoping to end the night victorious. There. -- says. -- -- around Cassidy -- Campbell is one of five students in the running for homecoming queen. She's the school's first transgender teen nominated to the court until this year she -- life as Lance Campbell. Fellow students have been supportive. And many of them have voted for capacity to beat this year's homecoming queen season. -- only one that I know who he did extensive. It'd be pretty LC. I allowed him like surrounding -- -- get things moving in the -- -- city received the most votes to approve the -- The crown she didn't think was within reach but no -- with their head held high. I wasn't doing this for me I was doing this for so many others. How so many others around them and I never would have died in my lifetime -- I'd see this he and his wonderful. She really did it. Cassidy says she's dealt with some -- activity since she decided to run for homecoming queen she says it's all fueled by ignorance they think that I'm just a boy a doing this for fun and booms deployed dressing up as a girl and trying to win a crown. When that is completely the opposite of what it is. You know I. I've always seen myself as a girl she hopes her courage will inspire other transgender teens to live life without hiding who they are this kid. Help one child. Or more he or hundreds or thousands or millions then it was more than worth it.

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