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Valentina Sampaio Becomes First Transgender Model Featured In Sports Illustrated Swimsuit

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Valentina Sampaio is making history—again! The 23-year-old model was announced as a 2020 Rookie for Sport Illustrated Swimsuit, becoming the first transgender model to be featured in the publication. Valentina expressed her gratitude for the opportunity on Instagram and shared some of the hardships she’s had to overcome as a transgender woman.

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