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Transmormon: a journey of body and spirit

A 25-year-old trans woman meditates on her past, her Mormon religion and her dreams for the future

Eri Hayward was born and raised in Utah County, comes from a conservative Mormon background, was raised in the LDS Church and even went to Mormon private school – but something wasn’t adding up. Eri was born a boy and it was a slow, painful journey for her to recognize she is transgender. American documentary-maker Torben Bernhard met Eri and her close-knit family before she flew to Thailand for sexual reassignment surgery.