Even though you shouldn’t care what other people think about you, validation and acceptance of a family member or a friend of who you are will definitely help you sleep at night.
However, when someone actually goes out of their way just to show you how much they love you and respect you for being you, it can even bring tears of joy down your face. @Snepblep is a Twitter user that shared a wholesome story of acceptance on Christmas day, and it is one of those stories that will make you cry.
@Snepblep happens to be a transgender male, and his grandmother showed affection for him in an epic, epic way.
He had received a Raggedy Ann doll as a child on Christmas many years ago from his grandmother, and the doll now received a trans makeover. Gabe’s grandma gave the doll pants, cut its hair, and changed the sewn name on its chest to indicate the man’s chosen name, Gabe.
This is what he posted on Twitter:
His Christmas twitter thread went viral, and more than 120k people liked it. The commenters loved what the grandmother did for her grandson, and they didn’t hesitate to share their love: