"Is That Your REAL Brother?"

A Korean transracial adoptee shares her experience growing up in a conspicuous family.

Adopting from another country can create some difficult questions for your family.
I think that being a transracial adoptee is a lot like being left-handed. You just don't notice it unless someone else points it out...but that happens a lot. Just like a southpaw constantly hears, "Oh, you're left-handed," I constantly heard, "Jason's not really your brother, is he?" Not being the particularly shy and reclusive type, I would oftentimes meet a comment like that with raised eyebrows and say, "No, Jason comes from Mars, and I was born right here on ...

A Korean adoptee shares her experience growing up in a conspicuous family.


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