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Judy Tasker and her adopted transgender son Nathan chat in their kitchen. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Judy Tasker and her adopted transgender son Nathan chat in their kitchen. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
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A Boston clinic for transgender youth has noticed something that it can't explain: a high percentage of its transgender children and teenagers are growing up in adoptive homes.

In fact, the rate of adoption among the clinic patients turns out to be three to four times higher than the overall adoption rate in Massachusetts.

Martha Bebinger from Here & Now contributor WBUR reports.

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Martha Bebinger, reporter for WBUR. She tweets @mbebinger.

This segment aired on August 3, 2016.

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