Christine Jorgensen

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A person (1927–89) born in the US as George Jorgensen, Jr., who, having felt that he was a woman trapped in a man’s body, in 1952 underwent in Denmark what was not the first, but certainly the most famous sex-change operation. Jorgensen died of bladder cancer that had metastasised to the lungs at age 62
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Many of those of a certain age remember this news about Christine Jorgensen, born George Jorgensen Jr.
WHEN GEORGE JORGENSEN became a woman and renamed herself Christine some fifty years ago, she made headlines around the world.