Inside one family's journey to accept their transgender teen

Watch the full story on this family’s journey at 6:30 and 11 p.m. on KING 5.

Editor’s note: This story contains depictions of suicide and may not be appropriate for some readers.

If you or someone you know is in crisis, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-8255, text HOME to 741741 or visit Vibrant Emotional Health’s Safe Space for digital resources.

When Ollie Hartz told his parents he was transgender, there was a range of emotions to process.

Navigating the transition with family, friends and themselves can be heart-wrenching. More than half of all transgender teens have attempted suicide.

However, as Ollie’s family journeyed

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