The entire story is at"A Gender Variance..Who's Who? . I remember being fascinated and saddened by Micheal Burke's story but I never knew she went to "Wright State University" which is in my backyard so to speak.
To make a very long story short, Micheal spent nearly 80 grand to become "Michelle". She never completed the SRS and ended up in Florida. Somewhere along the line in the "Sunshine State" Michelle fell under the spell of a mega church and reverted back to Micheal.
Now Michelle is stuck again as Micheal unable to raise 80 grand to go back.
There really is no "moral" to this story. Looking back , it seemed "MSNBC" took the mega church to task for meddling in a fragile person's life. Seemingly Michelle was a more comfortable, complete person than Michael ever was. Maybe, confidence and courage were her greatest shortcomings.
Link up with the "Gender Variance" site for more stories such as Michelle's.