Year: 2000 Source: Proceedings of The Pavese Society, v.11, (2000), p.22-28 SIEC No: 20010301

This article is about the life of David Reimer. On August 22, 1965, Ron & Janet Reimer gave birth to twin sons. However, after a botched circumcision, they decided to convert their son Bruce into Brenda. His life as a girl is discussed. At the age of fifteen, his true identity was revealed to him. Immediately following, he had surgery to repair the damage, changed his name to David Reimer, & began his life as a boy. David & his familyÁøs hardships are discussed. (CH)