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On Looking

The birth family search needs an attitude adjustment. Read more…

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InKAS 2014 Summer Camp Dates Announced

The International Korean Adoptee Service announced dates for its annual Summer Camp program this week. And rejoice: Airfare is included!  Read more…

Spam

Frankly My Dear, I Don’t Give a SPAM

Why do Koreans love SPAM so much? And why is the New York times just figuring this out? Read more…

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Happy Airplane/Gotcha Day to Me

What to do on the one personal holiday you always forget?  Read more…

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KoRoot Takes Stand Against Baby Box

One adoptee organization takes to social media against the “Baby Box.” Read more…

Simma dahn nah!

Safeway Kim Chi Reimagined

Two negatives become a positive with this simple soup I made accidentally from Safeway kim chi and Shin Ramyeon noodles.  Read more…

My Korean name, "Park, Eun-ah" in Hangul.

Learn Korean Online

Learning Korean isn’t necessary to visit Seoul, although it certainly helps (especially for those of us who

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23andMe Stops Selling Kits

Anyone who bought a kit before Nov. 22 (including me, thankfully) will still receive the same service advertised. See a copy of the e-mail sent to customers after the jump. Read more…

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Mailing Spit: 23andMe (Part 1)

It came! My 23andMe Kit finally came! (And just in time for a lawsuit.) Read more…

Lost Kids

The Search is On (Again)

Time to fire up the ol’ birth family search again. A pause was required, not so much because I gave up, but because I Read more…