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Why Are So Many Korean Americans Adopted? | AJ+

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Premiered Sep 17, 2019

One out of every 10 Korean Americans are adopted. But why? And what’s it like for adoptees to return to their birthland for the first time?

Untold America follows one Korean American teenager from the suburbs of Boston to the city of Seoul to meet his foster mother for the first time since he was adopted.

Special thanks:
Mike Mullen, Also-Known-As (AKA): https://www.alsoknownas.org
Katie Bozek, The Korean American Adoptee Network (KAAN): https://www.wearekaan.org/
Alyssa Jeong Perry

Resources/Further Reading:
“Adopted Territory: Transnational Korean Adoptees and the Politics of Belonging” by Eleana J. Kim
“30 years later, this Korean adoptee finds ‘home’ again” by Shawyn Lee, PRI: https://www.pri.org/stories/2019-01-3...
“Pity the Children”, The Economist: https://www.economist.com/asia/2015/0...

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