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Given Away: Korean Adoptees Share Their Stories

Fifty-nine years ago, Glenn was an orphan in Seoul, South Korea, abandoned as a newborn. He doesn’t know by whom, where or why. But he wound up one baby, out of roughly two million infants and children who were orphaned or somehow separated from their families of origin in the aftermath of the Korean War. This stream of homeless Korean children continued over the next 60-plus years, the consequences of hunger and poverty, social stigma and racial bigotry, broken marriages and untimely death . . .

Read more by Glenn Morey and Julie Morey at The New York Times

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