Watch Caitlyn Jenner's powerful speech about self-acceptance

'If you want to call me names, I can take it.'

Caitlyn Jenner attended the ESPYS on Wednesday to accept the Arthur Ashe Courage Award. The ESPYS introduced Caitlyn's award with a stunning video, narrated by Mad Men star Jon Hamm.

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In the video, Caitlyn discusses her struggle with coming to terms with her identity and how she made the choice to share her transition with the public. "I was good at living my life for other people," Caitlyn says in the video. "At what point in my life am I going to get sick of all the distraction and have to turn around and actually deal with me as a person and who I am. That was a long, long, long, long road."

The video, screened before Caitlyn took the stage to accept the award, also delves into her history as a world famous Olympic athlete. It also touches on the history of the fight for transgender rights and the groundbreaking moment Caitlyn made her debut on the cover of Vanity Fair.

From: Cosmopolitan

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