Novelist Khaled Hosseini has shared a heartwarming word for his daughter, Haris, who got here out as transgender.
Hosseini, 57, who is thought for his well-known books like The Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid Suns took to his social media account and shared two monochrome photos of 21-year-old Haris.
In his heartfelt put up, he wrote, “Yesterday, my twenty-one 12 months previous daughter Haris got here out to the world as transgender. I’ve identified about Haris’ journey since final 12 months and I’ve watched her navigate some very making an attempt private instances.”
Hosseini continued, “Transitioning is such a sophisticated enterprise — emotionally, bodily, socially, psychologically — however Haris has met every problem with grace, endurance, and knowledge.”
He added that as a father, he has “by no means been prouder of her”. “I’m delighted to now haven’t one however two stunning daughters.”
Hosseini is father to Haris and one other daughter Farah, whom he shares along with his spouse Roya Hosseini.
“Most of all, I’m impressed by Haris’ fearlessness, her braveness to share with the world her true self. I do know this course of was painful for her, fraught with grief and anxiousness. She is sober to the cruelty trans individuals are subjected to each day. However she is powerful and undaunted.”
And the Mountains Echoed novelist concluded the put up by writing that he loves his daughter. “I might be by her facet each step of the best way, as will our household. We stand behind her. It’s a privilege to look at her enter the world as the gorgeous, sensible, and sensible lady that she is. Could God bless her.”
His followers flooded the feedback part with praises for accepting and embracing of Haris’ journey. “She’s so fortunate to have such an exquisite father,” one individual wrote.