Side by Side

If you haven’t yet seen it going around social media, a new project recently launched, called Side by Side: Out of a South Korean Orphanage and Into the World. Having seen almost every adoptee documentary piece that has come out, we were honestly quite slow to this one, assuming it was like every other we’d seen. Once we started watching, we were blown away. The minimalism brings to the forefront the centerpiece of the film: adoptee stories. And those are more than enough to capture your attention, without fancy filmmaking tricks.… Read More Side by Side

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The Truest Form

I recently discovered this piece that I wrote but never published last year. It seems to go hand-in-hand with our last post on Community, so this feels like the right time to release it into the world.  — w There are many versions of Whitney. There’s the introvert, who can easily go days on end… Read More The Truest Form

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It’s strange to think of where I was less than ten years ago. I was a generally happy person with a lot of friends, but quite lonely. Not lonely in the sense of lacking companionship, but more like someone without people close who understood. Who understood the complexities of adoption. Of what it’s like to… Read More Community