Summary Of Amy Ellis Nutt's Becoming Nicole

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In the book Becoming Nicole states, “But the Lord said to Samuel, “Do not consider his appearance or his height… The Lord does not look at the things people look at. People look at the outward appearance, but the lord looks at the heart” (Nutt 1). I chose to read this book because I want to learn more in why transgender people change themselves and how people act towards transgender people. In the book Becoming Nicole by Amy Ellis Nutt talks about a young boy named Wyatt changing himself into a girl named Nicole.
The author's purpose for writing this book is to inform people about transgender people’s point of view about how they feel about changing themselves to what they feel they really are and to help people understand the meaning of the legal cases ( Nutt 263). One example is the time when Nicole’s Family won the civil lawsuit in Maine’s highest court in 2014 because Wyatt was being harassed over using the girls restroom by other schools ( Nutt 145). Another example is the time when Nicole and her dad Wayne …show more content…

Nicole’s Family has been saving up money for her surgery and Nicole was really excited (Nutt 253). There was a problem with the surgeon and the Maines Family because Nicole and her family didn’t get notified that Nicole had to stop taking her estrogen a month before her surgery (Nutt 253). Eventually they found a different surgeon that would operate Nicole as soon as possible before she went off to college. The day of the surgery had arrived and Nicole was going into surgery. Everything came out good and all Nicole had to do is recover (Nutt 257). I thought this chapter was interesting because Nicole is finally getting one of dreams done. She is very happy and excited to finally become the person she knows she really is and that is to be a girl. Everything that Nicole is doing is for her happiness and hopes that everything she wants comes

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