She grew up Mormon and carried a big secret for most of her life. So she told her dad.

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She grew up Mormon and carried a big secret for most of her life. So she told her dad.

Eri Hayward was born in conservative Utah County, raised in the LDS church and went to a Mormon private school.

But something wasn’t adding up.

Born a boy, Eri slowly and painfully came to grips with the realization that she is transgender.

Filmmaker Torben Bernhard catches up with 25-year-old Eri and her supportive family just before she undergoes sexual reassignment surgery.

She reveals the truth at 7:55…






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