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The Best Policy

I often get letters and comments from adoptive parents, both current and hopefuls, about my advice to them about Read more…

JOHN E KASHE

Want to See Your File? Holt Says Pony Up

Local offices of Holt International are now charging fees to view files and arrange birth family meetings. Here are some suggestions on how to get around them. Read more…

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A Letter to Jeong Sook

Dear Omma,

This is the first time I’m writing you. Read more…

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Guest Post: “Adoption” By Maree

Some thoughts from a lovely reader who just returned from her first motherland trip. Read more…

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Submissions Begin for Adoptee-Korean Art Festival

An art festival aiming to connect established native-Korean artists with their emerging Korean adoptee counterparts will begin accepting submissions June 9. Read more…

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Notes From Coach

Just some notes from the flight.
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Korea, Episode II, Begins.

I leave for Korea today. How exciting! Read more…

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A Second Look

On Wednesday, I’ll take my second flight into Incheon.
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2014 First Trip Home Applications Still Open

This annual trip, sponsored by G.O.A.’L and the South Korean government, is focused on adoptees seeking to reunite with their birth families. Read more…

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Pills and Pudding

One of my biggest flaws: I’m one of those theatrical sick people. Read more…