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Last updated: 22 july, 2010 - 10:57 GMT

Born a girl: Tara Mohr in California

Pondering body and spirit...

  • 1995: Tara Mohr aged 17. She grew up in California.
    1995: Tara Mohr aged 17. She grew up in California.
  • 1995: Tara gets into the spirit of Flower Power for a '60s day' party at Palo Alto High School.
    1995: Tara gets into the spirit of Flower Power for a '60s day' party at Palo Alto High School.
  • 2000: Tara attended Yale University where she studied English Literature.
    2000: Tara attended Yale University where she studied English Literature.
  • 2000: College years.
    2000: College years.
  • 2000: at Yale, Tara earned some extra money working as a university tour guide.
    2000: at Yale, Tara earned some extra money working as a university tour guide.
  • 2000: Tara with a college friend.
    2000: Tara with a college friend.
  • 2000: at Yale Tara met a young man called Eric.
    2000: at Yale Tara met a young man called Eric.
  • Tara and Eric were married in 2006.
    Tara and Eric were married in 2006.
  • 2006: the happy couple.
    2006: the happy couple.
  • 2006 wedding celebrations held at the San Jose Museum of Art.
    2006 wedding celebrations held at the San Jose Museum of Art.
  • 2006: at the wedding, Tara's parents on the left, Eric's on the right.
    2006: at the wedding, Tara's parents on the left, Eric's on the right.
  • Tara in 2010: after leaving her job at the Jewish Community Federation she became a life coach.
    Tara in 2010: after leaving her job at the Jewish Community Federation she became a life coach.

Born a Girl is a World Service project which has followed the lives of five young women since they were teenagers in 1995.

Tara Mohr is now 32 and lives in San Francisco. For a long time she felt confident that gender was no longer an 'issue' in America. Now she has changed her mind.

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Tara's blog: click www.wiselivingblog.com

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