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— by Tara Block: When my father was a toddler, he was adopted from an orphanage in Korea by an American couple. While we haven’t been able to track down the identity of his biological Korean mother (his father was an American soldier), we do know that for reasons we may never fully understand, she gave him up for adoption to have a chance at a better life, a life she didn’t think she’d ever be able to give him. It’s a sacrifice I can’t even begin to understand making…

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