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Transgender minister finds acceptance through journey

She was known as Peter Strand, pastor of First Presbyterian Church of Ridgefield Park, N.J. A married man and the father of two. But after a year of hormone replacement therapy, Strand, who now uses the name Petra, decided in April 2015 to let the congregation know what she had known for some time. She was a woman.

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3-year-old girl becomes Nepal’s new living goddess

A 3-year-old girl has become Nepal’s new living goddess, revered by both Hindus and Buddhists in the Himalayan nation. Trishna Shakya was carried in a religious ceremony to a temple palace in the heart of the Nepalese capital where she is to live until just before puberty.

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