A man in Ohio who goes by the online name of Selgal has shared something pretty incredible with the world.

Photo Credit: Imgur, Selgal

Over the course of 17 months, Selgal documented what happened as he transitioned into a woman using hormone replacement therapy (HRT). Take a look at the incredible transformation in the photo below.

“2 years pre HRT: Age 16, total pot head (get it?)”

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“1st-month HRT, just started college. I always kept checking the mirror to see if I noticed any changes. But it turns out it takes a pretty long time for anything major”

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“3 months HRT, starting to feel better. Still depressed but finally starting to feel like me”

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“Trying to be cute when I really wasn’t lol, this is around 9 months HRT”

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“I look like one of the dudes on Dateline in this pic lol, this was 11 months HRT”

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“11 months, first picture I took of myself that I actually liked”

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“Still one ugly f*cker though :P”

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“Starting sophomore year of college, 12 months HRT”

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“Looking good in class (I started wearing baggy clothes for some reason), 12 months HRT”

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“Starting to see something, 12 months HRT”

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“Still looking like a grumpy dude 13 months HRT”

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“Sitting in class – 13 months HRT”

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“My mirror is dirty, 14 months HRT”

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“Sorry for the anime shirt 😛 14 months”

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“Starting to get cute – 14 months”

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“Waking up from a nap looking cranky – 14 months”

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“Laying in bed, 15 months”

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“Walking home from class, dressing more feminine – 15 months”

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“After a much-needed haircut, 15 months”

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“Just waking up, kinda grumpy lol, 15 months HRT”

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“Another classroom selfie, really liking the way I look, 15 months”

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“Hanging out in the hallway before class, 16 months”

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“Started using makeup and wearing dresses in public, 16 months”

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“Bathroom selfie, 16 months HRT”

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“And this is me today (17 months HRT), living my life happily with a boyfriend whom I love more than life”

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Selgal says, “It’s never too late to change who you are. Happiness is real, you just have to be willing to risk anything to find it.”

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