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Janet Mock brings ‘Realness’ to Simmons

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Author and transgender activist Janet Mock (left) — who recently got into a heated debate with Piers Morgan about his interviewing skills — spoke to about 300 people at Simmons College last week as part of the campus’s celebration of Black History Month. She also talked about her new book, “Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More.”

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