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Jodi Katherine Kiely

Jodi Katherine Kiely
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Jodi Katherine Kiely is a former Orlando resident now living and working in Washington, DC. She can be reached at jodikatherine@icloud.com

How China and Adoption Changed One Family’s Life — and Business

When people think of adoption, they sometimes think of doors that have been closed. For adoptees, these closed doors can be abandonment, a disablility...
Korean adoptees

A Glimpse Inside the World of Adoptee Activism in Korea

One day while browsing through the English language section of a bookstore in Seoul, a young Korean woman randomly engaged me in casual conversation....

Iowa, China and Ethiopia: How One Couple Built Their Family through Birth, Adoption and...

When I first set out to interview Jane and Dave Jensen of Decorah, Iowa, I envisioned walking away from our interview with a story...

Filling in the Blanks: The Story of a U.S. Soldier Searching for His Birth...

Major Tim Walker won’t forget the day he made a 1-star South Korean Navy Admiral and an Army Special Forces Colonel dissolve into tears....

Born During the Vietnam War: An Operation Babylift Adoptee’s Story

Vietnam is not the war of my generation. It is, however, a war generations before mine have ensured won’t be forgotten. Growing up I...

Asian-American and Adopted

Ever since I can remember, I have known I was adopted. I suppose it would have been irresponsible of my parents to keep it...