True LGBT Story: Ronnie Kroell, ‘I’m From Chicago, Ill.’


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Ronnie Kroell, 29, a fashion model best known for appearing on the first season of the Bravo reality series Make Me a Supermodel, tells his coming out story, and how his 78-year-old grandmother came to the rescue when his mother was less than supportive after finding out he’s gay.

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