Miranda Kerkhove, 41, is a Korean adoptee from The Netherlands. A translator by trade, Kerkhove's interest in her ethnic roots began linguistically and continues today through her devotion to learning the Korean language. Despite moving back to her birth country, Kerkhove describes situations that make her feel a sense of duality, of uneasiness and comfort.
Megan Arnesen, 30, of Plymouth, Minnesota spent the summer in Daejeon, Korea on an English teaching internship. She's a Korean-American adoptee who had already lived in Korea, the land of her birth, previously. This time, Arnesen returned as a new bride and reflected about her reunion with her birth family, being raised in a nearly all-white community in the Midwest and about her feelings about being adopted.
Listen as Madeline Yochum, 25 and Andrew Blad, 28 talk to us about their experiences growing up in North America and what led them to move to Korea. They're also a couple and share their experiences with dating other adoptees and what living in Korea means to them.