Chris López always knew that there was something different about her youngest child Gabe. Assigned female at birth, Gabe always felt like he was a boy.

Gabe and Chris came to StoryCorps to talk about his life, and some of their concerns about what the future may bring.

Click here to listen to Chris and Gabe’s original StoryCorps interview.

StoryCorps and Upworthy, the mission-driven media company that reaches more than 200 million people each month, have joined forces to launch #WhoWeAre, a campaign to share the stories of everyday Americans, build compassion, and offer hope to a divided nation. #WhoWeAre calls on Americans to reach across perceived divides and listen to one another.
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