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Texas / Mack Beggs / Melissa Raoush / University Interscholastic League #1191326

CNN Evening News for Sunday, Feb 26, 2017
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A transgender teenage boy has won the girl's state wrestling championship in Texas. Mack Beggs takes the male hormone testosterone in his transition from a girl into a boy. Many think that gives him an unfair advantage on the mat. But CNN correspondent Polo Sandoval reports Beggs is abiding by the current rules of high school athletics in his state. It's the dramatic end to a competitive and controversial weekend for Mack Beggs the 17 year old Dallas area high school student won the title of cha...
Reporter(s):
Polo Sandoval
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00:02:38

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