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Obama's transgender ex-nanny an outcast in Indonesia

Associated Press just broke a story about Evie, a transgender woman in Indonesia who years ago looked after young "Barry" Obama.

Evie, who was born a man but believes she is really a woman, has endured a lifetime of taunts and beatings because of her identity. She describes how soldiers once shaved her long, black hair to the scalp and smashed out glowing cigarettes onto her hands and arms.

Now 66, Evie recalls how in 1969 she met Ann Dunham, Barack Obama's mother, who offered her a job as 8-year-old Barry's caretaker.

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