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Roxie Castro
Mansfield, TX

Roxie Castro is a transgender girl who is an exemplary student living in Mansfield, TX with her family. At five years old, she told her mother that even though she had been raised as a boy, she knew herself to be a girl, and from then on, Roxie’s mother Angie made it her mission to create a safe space for her daughter. Angie was thrilled to see Roxie’s circle of friends embrace her for who she was.

“It makes me happy knowing that I can be myself and be accepted by other people,” Roxie said. “My true friends have never had an issue with me being transgender — they treat me like they would treat anyone else.”

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