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A transgender man has shared the incredibly emotional moment he first saw the results of his gender confirmation surgery.
The 22-year-old queer trans man from Australia – whose username is @capritran – shared the “very personal chest reveal moment” earlier this week.
In it, a medical professional unwraps the chest compression and bandages from the young man as he gets visibly emotional.
The young trans man is then asked:
Been waiting for this for a while?
He nods his head as he tries to fight back tears.
Sharing the video to Twitter, he tweeted:
At the time of writing, the video has almost 700,000 likes, just over 70,000 retweets and a whole host of supportive comments.
In a follow-up tweet, @capritran wrote:
And the supportive responses were plentiful:
@capritran This 65-year-old grandma is very happy for you. I am sending you my strength to heal quickly and very be… https://t.co/EhHo1YDH69 — Build Back Better (@Build Back Better)
@capritran I just had top surgery on thursday and I know the feeling!! I’m already antsy to get my bandages off so… https://t.co/jqwpEF3hLA — tuna✨🦋 (@tuna✨🦋)
@capritran CONGRATS! Oh man this gave my heart such a good vibe 💕 — Garrett Watts (@Garrett Watts)
@capritran i’m so happy for you !!! i got my top surgery done today too 🥺 — 🌼 dan 🌼 (@🌼 dan 🌼)
And just in case you thought the young trans man was letting the negativity get to him at all, he then posted a smiling selfie at home, writing he’s “never been happier”.
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