[film reel rolling] [piano key playing]
[Child] I’m making an attempt to make a selection out how to place this in words.
[Woman] Take your time.
Have a puny talk,
and I said,
I’ve been hiding this for a very lengthy time.
And you said, Okay,
and you accepted it.
I absorb appreciate certainly one of many handiest occasions
you ever really understood me and my gender was
that very first evening, I assume.
[Child] It was so hard conserving that secret.
[bell ringing] [bird chirping]
I never intended to repeat you.
I felt appreciate I ought to not.
I mean, appreciate, even I was doubtful.
I’m suitable a puny kid. How would I do know?
And then my brain went and took over, and said,
You may very wisely be doing this, and I went ahead and said it.
And I did not mean to repeat you, but now I’m so glad I did.
Accomplish I really care what all individuals thinks?
[Woman] Mm-hmm. Optimistic.
Each person on this earth, every human being cares
at least one puny factor about what of us assume about them.
[Child] But whenever you level-headed have that heavy weight
of caring about it too great,
then this may extinguish you from being who you are.
[bicycle spokes ticking] [light music]
[Child] I believed I wasn’t ready.
‘Cause it was roughly overwhelming to repeat you.
And talking about it,
I was starting to feel overwhelmed again.
‘Cause I’m suitable feeling that reach back to me.
[Woman] Accomplish you may like a push?
[Younger Child] Push! Accomplish it to me!
‘Cause appreciate, it be probably the handiest memory I have,
telling you I’m no longer a girl for the first time.
But it certainly’s probably the worst, too,
’cause that was so hard for me.
[Woman] I’m sorry it was hard.
[wind chimes ringing]
A Younger Youngster Tells Their Mom “I’m No longer a Lady”