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Daniela Vega, the star of Oscar-winning film “A Fantastic Woman,” made Oscar history on Sunday, becoming the first openly transgender person to present at the big ceremony.

Vega introduced a performance by Sufjan Stevens, whose song “Mystery of Love” from the “Call Me By Your Name” soundtrack was nominated for best original song.

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On stage, Vega seemed to acknowledge the importance of her presence on stage.

“Thank you so much for this moment,” she said before introducing Stevens.

The unprecedented moment came on a big night for Vega.

“A Fantastic Woman,” a Chilean film about a trans woman mourning the death of her partner, won the award for best foreign language film.