Should children be removed from their culture, adopted, and taken to another country, thereby losing their heritage? I recently encountered this question and wanted to add my tidbit, because, certainly, there are plus and minuses. I lived in an orphanage in South Korea when I was twenty-one and adopted two baby girls. In the 1970’s […]
Korea adoptees find each other
Korean culture came to my house in a big way – through my adopted daughters. My daughters are from Ilmagwon orphanage in Gunsan, Korea, which is far from Seoul. They were babies when I adopted them and I lived at the small orphanage for a few months. My daughters and I traveled back to Korea […]
Korean Adoptees Find Each Other
Adoptees from the small Ilmagwon Orphanage in Gunsan, South Korea, are connecting after almost forty years! My two adopted daughters, Gina and Treasure, and I returned to Korea for the first time in 2012. I was in Korea from 1972 to 1974, living several months in the orphanage. We met the same woman, Mrs. Park, […]
I think her birthday is May 19, 1922. That makes her Korean age 92 this year. Korean age accounts for the time a baby is in the mother’s womb. She came from a well to do family, I seem to recall, but they lost their money/fortune. Park Kung-Hee worked for the Salvation Army (SA) and was […]
Korea: Meeting Former Students!
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