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24 Years: I Am Found

This pen of disbelief
tells you the next chapter.

Years of longing for this day,
hoping we would find our way
back into each other’s lives. 2,054 more words


Finding the Missing Pieces part 3

After arriving home from my weekend of meeting my siblings and my birth father, I began the final part of my search. Thanks to the information provided by my birth father, I now had my birth mothers last name. 1,463 more words

What is Wrong With Your Face?

When I first arrived in Korea in 2010 as an English teacher, all fresh-faced and naïve, everything was a novelty. “Oh, that is so cute/funny/genius/interesting!,” I was declaring 738 times a day. 673 more words

Korean Adoptee

{Birth} Mother's Day

Mother’s Day.

I kinda feel like it’s just a holiday made up my Hallmark to sell cards and make more money…

Now that I have a daughter who was adopted, the… 272 more words


Finding the Missing Puzzle Pieces part 2

(I had intended to write and post this part of the story on this past Monday, but life happens and I was needed in ways that kept me from writing until today. 1,946 more words

Preparing for Birth Family Search

Through this blog, we have been able to meet and chat with a lot of different people from all over the world. We hear from adoptees, spouses, parents, siblings, and everyone in between. 1,543 more words


Finding the Missing Puzzle Pieces, part 1

5 years ago today, Saturday, May 7, 2011, I boarded a flight in Minot, ND….bound for Washington State and a weekend I will never forget. 1,556 more words