Meditative Story
Meditative Story
Jun 9, 2021
Fighting my fears – and winning in spite of losing, by Thomas Page McBee
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Thomas Page McBee is an author and a journalist – and was the first transgender man to box in Madison Square Garden. But that fight wasn't about overpowering an opponent. It was about confronting his own fears – of masculinity, of aggression and inadequacy – and winning.

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