Case #8300

human trafficking is real, and when there’s suffering, it’s the adoptee who does the most suffering along with birth parent(s). ….an international transracial adoptee. I am one of over 220,000 South Korean babies adopted out. Korea was the largest child exporter for years generating an estimated 3.3 billions of dollars between adoption agencies and Korea. … Continue reading Case #8300

Do the best you can until you know better.

It was a curse in that I missed out on knowing that I have at least 4 siblings. I missed out on knowing what it was like to have a sibling relationship. I missed out knowing them, as human beings, as my siblings, until I found them more than 36 years after being separated from them. (I was the only one of the 5 of us who was adopted.) Continue reading Do the best you can until you know better.

Adopted children in your classrooms.

My anxiety takes over and I have a stomach ache. I wonder if and when I should tell this teacher the truth. When I tell them I’m adopted, it’s always such a big deal and they say a lot more awkward things and it doesn’t seem worth it. Continue reading Adopted children in your classrooms.