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Life of transgender matriarch celebrated in Malaysia

Transgender ‘Mother Theresa’ of Kuala Lumpur dies aged 68

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12th August 2012 06:04

Alessia Valenza

The life of Asha Dewi, a matriarch to the transgender community in Malaysia, was celebrated by over a thousand people with a colorful funeral procession through the streets in Kuala Lumpur on Wednesday. Dewi, 68, died of a heart attack early on Tuesday morning.

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