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And so there they are in the photos, posing with family. Elizabeth never let on to her children how hard the transition was for her, though even now she has trouble articulating why she stayed once the surgeries were over. What a wonderful and well-earned celebration it will be.
But for the rest of us, particularly straight spouses, we are just ordinary people, leading ordinary lives.