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At last, after sixty years of adoption profiteering, these narratives paint a true portrait of adoption--from the back door--by those most affected. This collection, compiled by Korean adoptees, serves as a tribute to transracially adopted people sent all over the world. It has been hailed to be the first book to give Korean adoptees the opportunity to speak freely since t ...more
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Published June 18th 2015 by Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
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Laura
Jun 26, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Very emotional read

Excellent for those that have experienced transracial adoption and for those of us that love and support them. It opens your eyes to their world and feelings.
Ray Christianson
Apr 08, 2016 rated it it was amazing
The best book on Korean adoption because it comes from adoptees and not from the adoptive parents. I am amazed by the courage these writers have. Excellent book. Thank you so much sharing with the public. Everyone needs to know about the hidden side of adoption. If not, history tends to repeat itself. Kudos to all Korean adoptees! I'm just floored. I thought I was all alone. This book has truly helped me to see that there are other adoptees out there. I'm also amazed that Janine has taken care o ...more
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International multi-award recipient and gold-medalist author, Janine Myung Ja, Ph.D., is an adoption researcher, and rights-based activist for adopted people searching for long-lost families.

Janine and her twin sister are cofounders of Adoption Truth and Transparency Worldwide Network, one of the largest adoptee-led groups on social media. 

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