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'Vogue model, Parisian dancer ... and I used to be a man'

26 September 2013 Last updated at 09:34 BST

The extraordinary life of a transgender campaigner has been turned into an exhibition in Liverpool.

April Ashley MBE was one of the first people in the world to undergo sex change surgery in the 1960s, later becoming a top model.

Colin Paterson went to meet her.