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IN People ON 24 Sep, 2015
He kept a huge secret within and lived a lie for three decades. And now, his life has changed.
Matthew Avedian's life was cozy as seen from outside. He had a dream job, a lovely wife and a cute daughter. But deep down he had something else. And finally after long years, he followed his heart. The journey from Matthew Avedian to Sona was a tough one.
The medical procedures included hair removal, boob job, weight lose, etc. Sona says, "The final stage of my journey will be to have a vagina made."
Sona remembers childhood days when mom caught him trying his sister's clothes. Acting like a girl in guy's appearance was not acceptable to his family and society. Later, he had a well-paid job in the Marines. He was married to a beautiful woman and had a cute child. Everything was going fine. But he kept merging his girliness inside. He knew what he was inside. Due to the family and society, he could do nothing. He kept on realising he should stay true to himself.
Whole life till turning into Sona, Matthew struggled with himself. He even tried his best to kill the feminine part inside him. But couldn't beat it.
Lucy was very nice to him. He thought he would be a real man after marriage. But his inner voice kept screaming. Even after being a father, he couldn't deny the man vs woman state inside him.
His married life started getting stressful. Especially he couldn't get intimate with Lucy sexually. And after few years of conjugal life, he disclosed the reality. Lucy was broken. But she supported him. And they divorced.
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