Effective now, the Speers family has become an inter-racial family. We are both American and Korean. But, most people including Julie and I have no clue what Korea is and what being Korean means. Below are some facts about South Korea.
Thousands of Korean children have been adopted by American’s since the war for a variety of reasons. About 1,500 children each year are adopted out of South Korea. The most common reasons are poverty and the social taboos that exist against pregnant women who are not married. Abortion rates are very high.
The country is very westernized in terms of technology and shopping. Hyundai, Trinitron, LG and Samsung are all popular South Korean companies most American’s recognize. In a nation the size of Indiana there are 5 cities larger than Dallas. Christianity is the most accepted religion in the country.
More coming soon!