Legacy Project: Marissa Martin

Category: Legacy Project, Love/Hate Series, Original Video, Video


“Everything in your life is not your choice.” Marissa Martin opens up about life as a Korean American adoptee. She shares about the time she discovered her own adoption records as a 14-year-old, and how her time teaching in Korea led to a reunion with her birth mother.

This is the fifth installment in the Love/Hate series of the Legacy Project, highlighting the Korean Adoptee experience, and the connection to mental health.

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