- Andrea Halliley, aged 52, came out publicly after her military service for the US in Iraq and Afghanistan as a soldier
- After openly identifying as a trans woman, she separated from her wife and took an instant interest in modelling
- The 52-year-old Halliley said she never knew who she really was until she discovered there are people who call themselves trans
Fifty-year-old Andrea Halliley came out as a transgender woman after her service in the US military, dumping the gender she was born with.
It should be noted that Andrea, who is also a parent of three children, split divorced her partner sometimes in 2015.
Now as an open-transgender woman in Durham and known as Andi, she works as a delivery driver.
“When I first came out to my (now ex) wife, I told her I was a crossdresser - I had never heard of the term ‘transgender’ before.
“My ex-wife did some research and told me about transgender people, and it was like a lightbulb moment, we both knew that’s what I really was,” he said.
She first got into the modelling world when she had multiple photoshoots. She said she cannot believe how her life took an interesting drive, Metro reports.
She also commented on the fact that her life has really changed since she identified with a new gender.
Halliley added that she has always been a closet trans woman while putting a fake front as a facade in public.
Meanwhile, Briefly.co.za earlier reported that Treka Engleman, a black American woman, broke racial boundaries as she adopted three white children.
She has always dreamed of being a foster mother, saying she does not care about what anybody says.
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