Tag Archives: South Korea Adoption

Cover of The Hundred-Year Flood

[Book Review] The Hundred-Year Flood

This debut novel by a Korean adoptee explores love, loss, and finding yourself across the world.

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“Homeward Bound”

Retracing a journey I had made 23 years earlier inspired unforeseen emotions about my past, and about one child's future.

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Adoption Memoir

[Book Excerpt] Trail of Crumbs: Hunger, Love, and the Search for Home

In this excerpt from her adoption memoir, Kim Sunée describes the hunger she experienced as a child, and how food helped her bond with her adoptive family.

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Meeting the In-Laws

Our Korean-born daughter is engaged to a Korean man. We're thrilled — but how do we discuss adoption with his family?

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The Elephant in the Room: Handling Racism

We want to start teaching our daughter about racism early on, but we have no idea where to start.

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Q&A with Maggie Jones About Adult Adoptees Who Move Back to South Korea

We spoke with Maggie Jones about her NYT article on the wave of adult adoptees who are moving back to South Korea—how she came to write this piece, and the overwhelming response she's received.

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[Book Review] Make Me a Mother

AF reviews a touching memoir that examines the human experience through the lenses of adoption, race, and family.

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