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  • Chuseok, 3 years later.

    Chuseok, 3 years later.

    3 years ago, I celebrated Chuseok (추석) for the first time in my life. I was 27, and my wife was the only family I had near me. Chuseok, also known as Korean Thanksgiving Day, is one of the most important and festive holidays of the year….Traditionally, Koreans return to their ancestral hometowns to celebrate…

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  • Adoption Apocalypse: An alternative to “Coming out of the fog.”

    Adoption Apocalypse: An alternative to “Coming out of the fog.”

    For many of adoptees who were adopted as babies, our lives begin on our “gotcha” day. What we don’t often realize is that we come pre-packaged with our own mythologies. For me, my story often begins with “I was born in 1993 and adopted from Daegu, South Korea at six-and-a-half months old.” I have never…

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