Tag Archives: cultural differences

Adoption in media vs. reality

Apparently it seems like it really helps if you’re a famous actress or just a well known person seen a lot on TV or in the media (not avarge Joe that is) Now it seems Friends actress Jennifer Aniston might … Continue reading

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내가 누구를 어디로

내가 누구를 어디로 . vem är jag , vem vill jag vara egentligen ? who am I really … ? sure I claim to be Korean, but I know I’m not really Korean. Well, I am 100 % Korean by … Continue reading

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Love is

I know that mum and dad got my back yet my heart yearns to her my omma’s voice, to glance at appa one last time. To hug my unnis and to laugh with namdongsaeng. I’m very proud of my brother … Continue reading

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존댓말

Omma I’m sorry, so sorry.  Omma, please forgive me for being a disapointment and a bad bad girl. Onni please I’m sorry if I hurt. Appa, please think of me just a little don’t keep me hidden in the closet … Continue reading

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Omma if only I could tell you…

내가 당신에게 말할 수있는 경우에만… How I wish I could tell you, phone you or write to you to tell you a little about my life. It’s finally looking like I’ll finally be getting some sunshine in my life. But … Continue reading

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아버지는 저를 용서하십시오

Dear father the day I took the decision to part with you was the worst yet. There are times I regret having made this decision. Believe me. I wish you could have given me a chance to make amends… My … Continue reading

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You’ve Got Mail

I have been doing just fine for about the last 3 or 4 months of 2012.  Really well in fact, the promise I made myself was to try to not forsake myself on the behalf of my birth family.  I … Continue reading

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