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140 Children, Forever Loved From Korea – Foster Parents Article

Together, Mrs. Yang and Mrs. Kim have fostered over 140 children in Korea. Last month, they visited Holt families in Oregon — an experience they, and the adoptees and adoptive families they met, will never forget. Mrs. Yang sat in a room at Holt’s international headquarters in Oregon — sobbing. She clutched the glossy photobook to her chest then set it down to cover her face with her hands. The photobook was sent to her by a Holt family, and…

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Saying Thank You in Korean – Foster Parents Article

While traveling on Holt’s 2012 Adult Adoptee Heritage Tour of Korea, Kim Buckley met the foster family that cared for her before joining her family in the U.S. This piece originally appeared in The Daily Nebraskan, the daily newspaper of The University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Kim with her foster mom and her foster sister, who also helped care for Kim while she was waiting to join her adoptive family in the U.S. I found out why there is a stereotype of Asians being bad…

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