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‘I’ll drop whatever I’m doing’ to join the military, says trans student who lost his ROTC scholarship to Trump’s ban

Map Pesqueira

  • Map Pesqueira, a 19-year-old trans film student at the University of Texas at Austin, lost his Army ROTC scholarship this spring, around the time that Trump’s transgender troop ban went into effect.
  • “I would watch basic training videos for the Army before school, and I knew that’s exactly what I wanted to do when I grew up,” Pesqueira told INSIDER.
  • Pesqueira received support from Caitlin Jenner to help continue his education during a “Good Morning America” segment in June.
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Source:: BusinessInsider.Com