Photo essay on Korean adoption, Busan Haps, April 25, 2011

This is pretty cool: Photo Essay: Korean Adoption in a magazine about what’s happening in 부산 Busan called Busan Haps Magazine.

Brief info below, but visit the site to see the article in its entirety here.

Since 1953 over 150,000 Korean children have been placed with adoptive families overseas. From 1987 to 1997 the yearly average dropped from 8,000 per year to 2,057 and in 2009 there were 1,050 children adopted by families in other countries. Jeanne Modderman turns her lens towards the compelling story of international adoption in Korea.

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