(CBS) — We’ve been telling you about families whose children were diagnosed as intersex not clearly male or female. WBBM’s Steve Miller spoke with adults who underwent surgery as newborns and have faced a lifetime of grief.
He was born in 1966 and grew up in a small Indiana town of about 800. His name is Alex McCorry.READ MORE: 3 Men Injured In River North Parking Garage Shooting, One Identified In Video As Rapper Lil Reese; Officer's Gun Also Accidentally Discharged
“I was born with what they call ambiguous genitalia, and basically they cut my penis off.”
It’s a decision his parents made soon after he was born. To this day, Alex says he can’t talk to his mother about it.