“As An Adoptee Of Color, I’m Supposed To Just Be Grateful For My ‘White Card'” (xoJane)

“Somewhere around 2006, I was connected with my birthmother in Korea, which also involved meeting with adoption counselors to address the cultural differences we might stumble upon. What I remember most from that meeting with the counselors was them telling me that when I was adopted they had advised my adoptive parents to ignore any racial or cultural differences, and, in fact, to act as though I was no different from any other child.”

Read more of this article at xoJane here.

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