America ReFramed

Geographies of Kinship | Abandoned, Adopted

Clip: Season 10 Episode 5 | 1m 7s

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How did adopted children from Korea find their forever family? Since the Korean War, the country's global adoption program has seen an estimated 200,000 adoptees like Estelle Cooke-Sampson move overseas. But what impact has this had on South Korea, its policies and society?

Aired: 05/19/22 | Rating: TV-PG

Major funding for America ReFramed provided by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, Wyncote Foundation, and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Additional funding provided by Open Society Foundations, Acton Family Giving, Park Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, and The Reva & David Logan Foundation.

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