Two cases of
almost incomprehensible change of sex in human beings. In
Fannie's case nature has sprung one of its rare blunders
and placed in a single body organs of both sexes. Nature
intended Fannie to
be a woman but was a normal girl until the age of sixteen and
enjoyed good health. During that year she was sent to a
While there a minor flesh operation was performed. This
operation brought to light the astonishing discovery that
Fannie possessed both sexes, male and female. Fannie will
never realize her woman's birthright of husband
She may toss
aside her woman's garb and wear man's clothing. She must lose
herself in studying how to comport herself in this
man-woman role, which nature has
cast her to play.
Frank, the younger
member of the Blais family was at birth a puzzle to the family
doctor as to just what sex the baby was.
The doctor filled out the birth certificate
and in the sex
line registered him as undetermined sex. However,
Frank assumed the physical appearance
of a boy. He was
dressed and treated as such until he reached the age of
eighteen. At that time female breasts began to develop.
He still retained the masculine characteristics of a boy.
What further change in Frank will take place, if any, is not
It is Frank's intention to under-go an operation in the
near future which, if successful, will alter this
strange condition and he will be a normal man, or woman; it is
his wish to become a normal man.