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adopted

 

A Gesture Life by Chang-rae Lee

Rich language describes a Korean-Japanese-American former WWII medic living quietly in Connecticut in a small provincial town.

Without Remedy

A Chicano family with a gang history of slanging drugs and robbing houses moved in next to the Korean house.

A Song For My Mother

During the 1970s, only half of the (Korean) children placed for adoption were orphans

True Love Is Not Sexy

The tenderness between a son and his dying father is not something one is always privileged to witness.

Awakenings

A year has gone by since I declared my wish to be buried in Korea, and examined those reasons as an adopted Korean American.