For a girl to turn to a boy at a certain age might sound impossible, but in this village girls turn into boys at the age of 12.
Bodily changes occurs at time of puberty such as voice cracking and mind swings are all common among boys worldwide, the transformations that some undergo at a remote village in the Dominican Republic is extraordinary
Girls who are born in an isolated Caribbean village turn into boys when they hit puberty due to a rare genetic disorder linked to a missing enzyme
At least one in 90 children born in the village of Salinas (a City in California) in the Dominican Republic will have made the genetic transition by the time they reach 12 years old, Telegraph.Co.Uk reported
In their village, girls who turn into boys are referred to as the Guevedoces
Guevedoces are classified as girls when they are born, around the age of 12 they started turning into boys, due to 59- reductase, a missing enzyme which prevent the production of a specific form of make hormone
Medical Experts claimed that the reason for the puberty-induced gender changes lies in a missing enzyme which prevents the production of male hormone (Dihydrotestosterone)
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