Tag: love/hate project
Lynn Richards-Noyer – Love/Hate Project
Lynn Richards-Noyer shares how she found her birth family through an appearance on Korean television and how she “accidentally butt-dialed” her birth mother.
Alex Myung Wager – Love/Hate Project
Born in Daegu, South Korea and raised in Albany, New York since he was four months old, Alex Myung Wager struggled with his identity as not only a Korean adoptee but also a gay man.
Lee-Ann Hanham – Love/Hate Project
Adopted at the age of two by a white family on Long Island, social worker Lee-Ann Hanham grew up with her non-biological, adopted Korean sister as the only Koreans in her neighborhood.
Michael Pulliam – Love/Hate Project
Michael Pulliam clearly remembers the time when he was punched squarely in the face right after he boarded the school.
Meg Campbell – Love/Hate Project
Meg Campbell grew up in Upstate New York with her 3 other adopted sisters, where she felt a strong sense of isolation and loneliness due to the strained relationship with her parents.
Marissa Martin – Love/Hate Project
“Everything in your life is not your choice.” Marissa Martin opens up about life as a Korean American adoptee.
Michael McDonald – Love/Hate Project
Michael McDonald was adopted to the U.S. at 3 months old.
Andy Marra – Love/Hate Project
Andy Marra is a Korean American adoptee and leader in LGBTQI advocacy.
Michael Mullen – Love/Hate Project
According to his adoption papers, Michael Mullen was left on the steps of a police station in Seoul, Korea.
Jae Rindner – Love/Hate Project
Jae was adopted at 4 months old from Seoul, South Korea, yet she did not come to terms with her Asian identity until college.
The Hardest Part About Being a Teenage Adoptee
Adoptees are four times more likely to attempt suicide than non-adoptees.
Korean American Adoptee Suicide Prevention Campaign Teaser
September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. Adoptees are four times more likely to attempt suicide than non-adoptees.