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My sister is natural-born from my adoptive parents. I think due to me being shy and not putting words together properly, I’m not fluent speaking it. No, I didn’t see anyone around where I grew up that was mixed Korean until I went to college.
Doing this cookbook I was able to perfect a recipe and we have it every weekend. Did you grow up around other mixed Koreans or people of mixed heritage?
He visited with her for three days and had a tape recorder and transcribed their interviews.
He basically asked questions about how she met my father, where my family was from, medical history that she knew of and got pictures of her and my biological father.
I went completely militant and was reading about Malcolm X for the first time and all these famous African-Americans and I felt a sense of pride and that I finally belonged somewhere. I think every kid whether adopted, not adopted, mixed or not mixed, you just go through the craziness of being a teenager. Prior to working on Kimchi Chronicles, had you been to Korea before? She was picking out this outfit for me to go to my new family in.
She dropped me off and told me that I was going to go live with my dad in America and told me to make sure to look for her when I get big.
After that my producer, Eric Rhee, who is Korean American, had always had a dream to do a show on Korea.
He was born here and grew up here and this was just as important for him to connect to his roots as well.
They gave me this number for these American nuns in Korea who had kind of made it their life’s work to reunite these adoptees with their biological Korean families.Was your adopted family supportive in your search for your birth mother? They were kind of hurt that I didn’t include them in the process but my mother would have been overprotective and I just wanted to see what was going on. There is a large community of Korean adoptees, have you connected at all with them?Yes, I’ve actually connected with a lot of the people from St. One woman in particular, Maria Hermann, was in the photo I have of when I was in the orphanage.I was having family dinner with our friends the Jackmans (Hugh and Deb). In terms of content and stories and getting my family involved, I’m a co-producer of the series and I had some input.We usually would do Friday night dinners with the kids and we were there and my husband took me over to meet Charlie, whom he has known for years because he has been doing food programming for PBS for a long time. Miyukgook (미역국), Mookgook (묵국) and lots of soups and things as that is what my daughter was raised on. Did you have input into what foods and locations were featured? My producer Eric did the location scouting and spent six weeks in Korea traveling around finding places.