Leilani Tominiko watched wrestling to escape transphobic bullying as a child. The ring became her "happy place".
Now, she's a grown woman and has realised her dream by becoming the professional wrestler Candy Lee.
A new short documentary, directed by Roberto Nascimento and made for the fourth series of RNZ's Wireless Docs, tells her story.
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Candy Crush was made possible by NZ On Air.