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PHOTO GALLERY: 9-Year-Old Jacob Measley Performs as Drag Queen Miss Mae Hem

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    Jacob Measley, 9, of Perrysburg, dressed as Miss Mae Hem, rides on the Legends float with other drag queens during the Pride Parade.

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    Jacob Measley, 9, of Perrysburg, dressed as Miss Mae Hem, rides on the Legends float with other drag queens, including Derek Hosterman, who is dressed as Valerie Valentino, during the Pride Parade .

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    At right Jacob Measley, 9, of Perrysburg, dressed as Miss Mae Hem, poses for a picture with fellow drag queen Willow Skyhart.

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    Jacob Measley, 9, dressed as drag queen Miss Mae Hem, watches other drag queens perform at Legends Showclub.

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    Jacob Measley with some of his costumes at his home.

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    One of Jacob Measley's rings.

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    Jacob Measley, 9, at his home.

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    Jacob Measley, 9, of Perryburg practices his routine for an upcoming drag show on a trampoline.

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    At left Jacob Measley, 9, races his brother Miles Measley, 7, in front of his home in Perrysburg.

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    Jacob Measley, 9, hangs upside down at his home in Perrysburg.

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    Jacob Measley, 9, practices his routine for an upcoming drag show as his mother Jerri Measley plays music on her computer.

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    Jerri Measley helps her son Jacob Measley, 9, of Perryburg find music for an upcoming drag show.

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    Jacob Measley, 9, dressed as Miss Mae Hem performs during the 2018 Love Fest.

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    One of Jacob Measley's wigs that he performs in as a drag queen.

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    Tony Grant helps Jacob Measley, 9, become drag queen Miss Mae Hem by applying makeup at Legends Showclub.

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    Tony Grant helps Jacob Measley, 9, become drag queen Miss Mae Hem by applying makeup at Legends Showclub.

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    Tony Grant helps Jacob Measley, 9, become drag queen Miss Mae Hem by applying makeup at Legends Showclub.

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    Jacob Measley, 9, looks in the mirror while transforming into drag queen Miss Mae Hem.

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    Tony Grant helps Jacob Measley, 9, become drag queen Miss Mae Hem.

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    Jacob Measley, 9, looks in the mirror while transforming into drag queen Miss Mae Hem before a performance.

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    Jacob Measley, 9, gets ready to put on a wig as the final step to becoming drag queen Miss Mae Hem with help from Tony Grant.

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    Jacob Measley, 9, looks in the mirror while dressed as drag queen Miss Mae Hem before a performance.

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    Jacob Measley, 9, dressed in drag as Miss Mae Hem before a performance.

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    Jacob Measley, 9, performs as drag queen Miss Mae Hem at Legends Showclub.

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    Jacob Measley, 9, performs as drag queen Miss Mae Hem at Legends Showclub.

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    Jacob Measley, 9, performs as drag queen Miss Mae Hem at Legends Showclub.

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    Jacob Measley, 9, performs as drag queen Miss Mae Hem at Legends Showclub.

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Inspired by Ru Paul’s Drag Race, Jacob Measley, 9, of Perrysburg performs in shows around Toledo as drag queen Miss Mae Hem. This weekend he made his second appearance in the Toledo Pride Festival with performances at Legends and McCune’s along with riding in the parade. Use the arrows to scroll through the above photo gallery.

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