Everyday Heros - nwherald

Sarah Nader - snader@shawmedia.com
Crystal Gray flips through an old scrap book that show her transition from male to female while at the home she shares with her partner, Shari, in Wonder Lake. Gray was born a man and transitioned into a women after her wife died in 2006. She is a transgender advocate who worked her way up through the advocacy ranks in Colorado where she worked for a state office. Now she's back in McHenry County and is in the midst of setting up an advocacy group here.