5.0 out of 5 stars
A compassionate portrayal of Korean birth mothers, May 15 1999
As an adoptive mother of a Korean daughter, I have heard many people ask, "How can those mothers 'give up their children'?" The letters collected for this book have been written by Korean mothers who loved their children so much as to offer their children a loving and supportive environment. These women did not "give up their children." They made a difficult, compassionate, loving decision for their children. This collection of letters is a helpful resource for answering the questions of inquisitive, less than polite, friends, acquaintances and even family members. Even more, it has given me, the other mother of my child, a small window in which to understand her biological mother.