The Unknown Culture Club: Korean Adoptees compiled by the Vance Twins, edited by Janine Myung Ja

The “Unknown” Culture Club: Korean Adoptees, Then and Now

“A POWERFUL READ! This is a powerful and important read for all. The adoptees’ voice is all too often silenced, and it can literally be life or death for some to be heard and seen.” —  An Amazon Reader These stories validate the experiences of all those who have been ridiculed or outright abused but have found the will to …

The Search for Mother Missing: A Peek Inside International Adoption

The Search for Mother Missing: A Peek Inside International Adoption

In this contemporary tale detailing a two-week trip that explores intercountry adoption from South Korea, twin sisters travel to their birth city of Seoul in search of their Korean family. Little incidents along the way serve as a catalyst that leads them into a worldwide modern-day adoptee-rights movement seeking truth and transparency. A Great Example of the Complexity International Adoptees …

Rev. Dr. Janine Vance (Myung Ja) reading from her first memoir.

Who is the Author of Rare Adoption Books for Adults?

Author Janine Vance has been writing short stories since her adoptive mother passed away in 1997. She started investigating the history of intercountry adoption after her first trip to Seoul, South Korea, in 2004. Vance wrote and compiled numerous books, including two memoirs: Twins Found in a Box and The Search for Mother Missing. She then wrote Adoption: What You Should Know, available to the …

Artist Njenga for Adoption Truth | Master Adoption

Master Adoption

Heey there! After researching adoption over the years, and finally compiling the Rare Adoption Books for Adults, I realized after networking with numerous adoptees from around the world that there are a lot of us who have been sent to abusive adoptive parents. If you were treated unfairly and you didn’t really have anyone to talk to about what was …