Okla. soldier Bradley Manning to start therapy for sex change

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Former Oklahoma soldier Chelsea Manning.

Former Oklahoma soldier Chelsea Manning.

FORT MEADE, M.D. – Okla. soldier Bradley Manning has made an interesting announcement a day after receiving a 35-year prison sentence.

The crescent native said he intends to begin hormone therapy for a sex change.

Manning sent a statement to NBC’s TODAY reading, “I am Chelsea Manning. I am female.”

Manning also emailed his military therapist a photo of himself with a wig entitled “my problem.”