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Returned and Reborn: A Tale of a Korean Orphan Boy

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My name is Orphan. My father planted the seed of love in my Korean mother but regretted it. When I turned four, she handed me to an orphanage that sent children to America, with my photo, birth certificate, and her note: “Son, your father was a great man doing great things for Koreans, but I can’t keep you. Please forgive me…”


Returned and Reborn: A Tale of a Korean Orphan
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Hardcover, 146 pages
Published March 29th 2019 by Austin Macauley Publishers LLC
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Lee
Jul 23, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Intriguing story! Michael is a half Korean orphan boy, sent to America and adopted at age four. His father was a priest in the Korean war who abandoned Michael and his mother as soon as he found out she was expecting. It was at a time when the church and community would have been scandalized with the out-of-wedlock child. His mother gave him up so he could be taken care of in America. It's a story that Michael learns of when he is grown, and he starts searching for his father and mother of birth ...more
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