Anthony is looking forward to going to the beach

For his entire life, Anthony D’Allesandro Vivolo has dreaded going to the beach.

As Anthony describes, born a male in a female body, he has never been able to go shirtless on the beach or a pool as he conformed to the norms of a female body. It was never easy, he said “I can remember sitting in my first communion dress and crying because it was not who I was.”

“For years, I’ve been looking in the mirror and not understanding who I am,” said Anthony. “I felt like a thing rather than a person. I was depressed and angry with myself.”

But all of that changed earlier this year when Anthony underwent gender-affirming top surgery at MelroseWakefield Hospital, a decision that has changed his life.

Read the full article in the Melrose Patch.

Tufts Medicine Formerly Wellforce

Your privacy is important to us. Learn more about our website privacy policy.
Close Banner