StoryCorps Shorts: The Door She Opened

  • Short Film
  • 2019

In 2018, at the age of 63, Dee Westenhauser came out as a transgender woman. But growing up in El Paso, Texas, in the 1950s, she had a hard time fitting in. Dee remembers how her Aunt Yaya gave her an opportunity that no one else would: a safe, loving space to be herself.

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Film Credits

  • Richard O'Connor Director