Independent Lens

Real Boy - Bennett’s Mom Comes to Support Him - Clip

Clip: Season 18 Episode 20 | 3m 7s | Video has closed captioning.

In this excerpt from the Independent Lens film Real Boy, Bennett enters the hospital for his gender surgery and is both touched and surprised that his mom Suzy came to be with him for support, despite her own reservations. She then gets supportive advice from another mom whose son made the same transition, and who reassures Suzy that Bennett will find the right person for him.

Aired: 06/19/17

Rating: NR

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

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