Legacy Project: Michael Mullen

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


According to his adoption papers, Michael Mullen was left on the steps of a police station in Seoul, Korea. Michael shares why he never continued the search for his birth mother. He also speaks on the stigma around adoptees who want to talk about their adoption and how much he hopes that stigma will one day be erased.

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

Follow us on these stories during National Adoption Awareness Month to hear about those in our community that have fought to overcome these complex struggles.