Meet Valentina Sampaio, Sports Illustrated Swimsuit's first transgender model

Valentina Sampaio
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By 1010 WINS

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Brazilian model Valentina Sampaio has made history, becoming the first transgender model to appear in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue.

Sampaio, 23, is one of eight "rookie" models in the upcoming issue, out July 21. She was photographed on Scrub Island in the British Virgin Islands by Josie Clough.