Patricia, at peace: the 79-year-old transgender woman who waited her whole life to be herself

Patricia, at peace: the 79-year-old transgender woman who waited her whole life to be herself

For 79 years, Patricia Hailes lived life as a man. She often kept a dress with her, to slip into when no-one was watching. But, nearing the end of her life, she decided it was time to stop hiding. Approaching her ninth decade, she tells HANNA McCALLUM how she finally found the courage to embrace her true self.

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