Content: South Korea

Adoptee Reunions: A Happy Ending Can Be Elusive

Korean Expose, Published on January 4, 2017 by Katelyn Hemmeke When I tell South Korean nationals that I’m a Korean-American adoptee, their reactions vary from a kind of backhanded recognition (“Oh, so that’s why you can’t speak Korean”) to profuse apologies (“I’m so sorry that happened to you”) to expressions of jealousy (“You’re so lucky; […]

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Peter Bell – ABC 720 Interview

Get to know our new Breakfast presenter, Peter Bell. Most people know him as a footy player, but Geoff Hutchison spoke to Peter about his incredible adoption story and how his birth mother found him.   Click here to listen to the interview

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ADAPTED – Korean- American Adoptees living in Korea

ADAPTED is a podcast that explores the experiences of Korean-American adoptees who repatriate or resettle in Korea. Since the 1950s, an estimated 200,000 children have been adopted internationally from Korea. The experiences of adoptees are as varied and unique as each individual’s circumstance; yet most know their stories from a similar starting point — as international […]

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Birth Family Search for Korean Adoptees

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Adam Crapser: Detained for deportation

Adoption Land BY COMPILER · FEBRUARY 18, 2016 Adam Crapser, a Korean American adoptee who was placed in deportation proceedings at the beginning of 2015, was placed in the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma Washington by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) on February 8, 2016. Adam was adopted from a Korean orphanage by U.S. citizen parents […]

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