Bruce Jenner: A True American Hero

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Born William Bruce Jenner on October 28th, 1949 in Mount Kisco, New York, to Esther Ruth and William Hugh Jenner, Bruce’s siblings were Lisa, Pam, and Burt. My earliest memory of Bruce Jenner was when he won the gold medal in 1976 in the Decathlon event in Montreal, Canada, during which the legend of Bruce Jenner was conceived and where he increased fame as an all American Hero, and unofficially being baptized the “World’s Greatest Athlete. In 1977, Jenner donned the cover of the Wheaties box, called the breakfast of champions, and developed into a cultural icon.

William Bruce Jenner has been married three times to three different women. Chrystie (Scott) Crownover (1972–81), Linda Thompson (1981–86), and Kris Jenner (1991–2015). Bruce Jenner is the father of six children, Burton, Cassandra, Brandon, Sam, Kendall and Kylie Jenner, which appears conventional for a man to be married with children. No so normal for Bruce, as it has been reported numerous times that Bruce enjoyed dressing as a woman and had plastic surgery to alter his body. During an interview in April 2015 with Diane Sawyer, Jenner testifies he was suffering from Gender Dysphoria or Gender Identity disorder, since his youth, and came out as a trans woman.
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by Sarah Lyall and Jacob Bernstein both writing for The New York Post, is a noteworthy look at the transition of Bruce Jenner to Caitlyn Jenner. The journalists Sarah Lyall and Jacob Bernstein wrote this piece to illustrate the peculiar life of Bruce Jenner, from his sports accolades in the 70's thru his bazaar marriage to Kris Kardashian and her bazaar lifestyle, and his subsequent coming out as a Trans woman. Although Lyall and Bernstein wrote this for the New York Times in February of 2015, Lyall and Bernstein indicated in their piece that Jenner’s transformation was unfolding before our very eyes since his days as a professional
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