Rob Refsnyder. Has a kad sister. Good write-up in NY Times.
‘Top Chef’ winner Kristen Kish interview on NBC America. In the interview, it sounds like a lot of adoptees reached out to her, though the article doesn’t say it. The video link on the nbc page seems very slow, here is a direct one:
Korean Adoptees are aliens. Not in the “immigrant” sense, but actually in the sense of a being from another planet. — By the time you are a few months old, you know everyone in your family, especially your mama. Within a few years, you have a very clear understanding of your world and what is “normal”. Right in the middle of all that, you are snatched to another universe where nothing makes sense. The words […]
Detailed accounting of KAD artistic projects up to the first Gathering. https://adopteeculturalarchives.files.wordpress.com/2015/02/stoker-activismandart.pdf
Unfortunately, poor sound quality, but will add more info about this art exhibit as i find it. Blog of the exhibition: http://histoiredevoir.blogspot.com/2007/08/our-adoptee-our-alien.html
http://english.chosun.com/site/data/html_dir/2016/05/09/2016050901480.html “We need to overcome the stigma against unmarried mothers and provide support so they can raise their children on their own.”
And a reunion. http://www.wfmynews2.com/features/triad-woman-to-meet-long-lost-sister/265233346
As told by Allen Majors. First wave happened over 50 years ago, late 1950s to early 1960s. Holt “First Wave” Reunion June 2016 – by Allen Majors