ESPN to Honor Caitlyn Jenner With Arthur Ashe Award in July …Update: Caitlyn Responds

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ESPN will award Caitlyn Jenner with the Arthur Ashe Award in July.
Breitbart reported:

At the 1976 summer Olympics in Montréal, Bruce Jenner won the gold medal for the men’s decathlon, setting a world record with 8616 points.

In July, Jenner will be honored with another award, this time for a much different “achievement.” On Monday, Time reported that at ESPN’s ESPY Awards, the former world’s greatest male athlete will receive the acclaimed Arthur Ashe Award for coming out as a transgender.

In an interview with Diane Sawyer back in April, Jenner stated that he was a woman trapped in a man’s body and had struggled with this conundrum since childhood.

Jenner explained in an interview with Vanity Fair that his cover photo shoot with legendary photo-journalist Annie Leibovitz “was a good day. This shoot was about my life and who I am as a person. It’s not about the fanfare, it’s not about people cheering in the stadium, it’s not about going down the street and everybody giving you ‘that a boy, Bruce,’ pat on the back, O.K. This is about your life.”

Jenner told VF, “If I was lying on my deathbed and I had kept this secret and never ever did anything about it, I would be lying there saying, ‘You just blew your entire life. You never dealt with yourself,’ and I don’t want that to happen.”

UPDATE: Caitlyn responds……..

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