- Mr Brown, a man in the Eastern Region who grew up being called Akua has revealed he actually possesses both male and female organs
- It was medically proven that Mr Brown was more male than female, but a series of surgeries to remove the female organs went wrong
- He now lives in excruciating pain and needs GHc30,000 (N2,014,088.01) to undergo another surgery to correct the previous ones
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A person who lives in the Eastern Region of Ghana has confirmed he possesses both male and female reproductive organs, a rare medical condition named hermaphroditism.
In an interview sighted by Legit.ng on TV3 Ghana's Facebook page, Mr Brown, as he calls himself, mentioned that he grew up being confused as to whether he was male or female and, as a child, attending to nature's call in school, it was embarrassing as he possessed both organs.
"My parents named me Akua, but I felt I was more male than female and decided to rename myself Brown and stop wearing female dresses," he said.
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At age 20, Brown visited the medical laboratory for tests that revealed his male hormones performed better than the female ones, which made him decide to undergo a surgical procedure to seal the female organ.
In 2014 a doctor offered to perform a surgery on Brown to remove the female organ, but as fate would have it, the series of four surgeries went wrong, leaving him in excruciating pain.
Currently, Brown is scheduled for another medical procedure worth GHc30,000 (N2,014,088.01) to correct the previous ones but he lacks the funds and needs assistance from well-wishers.
The 32-year-old hopes to one day start a family and experience love and acceptance.
Hermaphroditism, also referred to as intersex, is defined as a condition in which there is a discrepancy between the external and internal reproductive organs.
In other news, a Nigerian lady identified as Okot Thomas Ekpang has expressed gratitude to God for finally having her own child after eight years of waiting.
Okot, who took to her Instagram page to make the disclosure, said she is proof that God answers prayers.
She shared beautiful pictures of her baby bump to show that despite waiting for eight years, she could also be called a mother.
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