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Text by HÜRRIYET DAILY NEWS

Latest update : 2013-02-25

Turkish actress Nil Erkoçlar underwent life-changing surgery to become a man. Now Rüzgar, he talks about his decision to have a sex-change operation and the difficulties he experienced in the past.

Turkey is currently a buzz about Nil Erkoçlar, an actor who has graced the stage with famous names such as Berna Laçin and Kadir İnanır, and who recently underwent a sex-change operation to become a man.

The 26-year-old actress-turned-actor said that throughout his life he never felt like a woman, but rather always identified as a male. Erkoçlar’s mannerisms, the way he talks, even the way he walks and sits are all those of a man.

Click here to read more on the Hürriyet Daily News.

 

 

Date created : 2013-02-25

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