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A Road Without A Map

Last night, my daughter had her Senior Prom. She’s been dating her boyfriend, Brandon, for about  a year. They fell in love last summer during a trip to Japan they both went on with other students from their school. 449 more words

Adoption

Fighting Back and Defying Gravity as a Korean Adoptee

I’ve been thinking about the forces in the world. There are forces that can build us up and inspire us to be better. And there are forces out there that try to bring us down. 602 more words

Korean American

What Makes a Family

Think back to your childhood. What are your fondest family memories? Perhaps it’s a special dish that your mother used to make or Grandpa slipping you $20 under the table! 912 more words

Adoption

Following my Intuition after my Birth Family Reunion

I’ve been thinking about intuition. That inner voice that speaks words of wisdom, guidance, ideas, or even reservations. Just like we have the ability to physically feel when we need to stretch after we’ve been sitting crouched over a computer desk too long. 1,088 more words

Adoption

Oh My Goodness - What a Day!

I checked my email this morning and I saw that I had a message sent to me through findagrave.com.  I didn’t think anything of it since I get emails like this all the time. 452 more words

DNA

Hot Mess

Just about to get on the road and make the three hour drive to meet my birth grandmother, and officially meet my birth aunt (we met once before but I did not know who she was at the time). 45 more words

Personal

Siblings Day

As a child this is a holiday I never thought I’d be able to celebrate. I was adopted at birth and an only child for the first 25 years of my life, but now I’m the second oldest of 5 on my birth mother’s side and the eldest of 2 on my birth father’s side. 720 more words

Family