Article in Korea about a domestic adoptee

Thanks to Andrew for this link! It is rare that donestic adoptees are portrayed in the media unless it’s some melodramatic K-drama or film.

The Boy Who Ran the Marathon on Artificial Legs

Se-jin suddenly falls. The 10-year old rolls over hard, but Yang Jung-sook (30), his mother, plays it cool. "Look, the pavement was broken,” she says. Her son is running on artificial legs which, she reminds him, are made from the stuff they use to make airplanes, and they’re as hardy as you’d expect. "Wow! My legs are invincible!" Se-jin says, stands up and runs again. "I think he should learn how not to be surprised when he falls,” she sighs. “He’ll face so much trouble…" Se-jin’s legs rattle as he moves.

Adoptee

Advertisements

One thought on “Article in Korea about a domestic adoptee

Share your thoughts

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s