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12 Days of KKOOM – [#8] Empowering Korean Children

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While providing gifts during the holiday season is an annual tradition for KKOOM, the children now have an opportunity every month to receive gifts they ask for. We […]

12 Days of KKOOM – [#7] Chuseok & KKOOM’s Birthday

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Celebrating Chuseok for the children we serve helps normalize the holiday so they can still feel extra love from those surrounding them. Outside of the Lunar New Year […]

12 Days of KKOOM – [#6] Marginalized Communities

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Most of my first six months living in Korea in the spring of 2013 is a blur. It was my first real experience living out of the United […]

12 Days of KKOOM – [#5] Volunteering at Aemangwon

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On the first night of arriving in Daegu as a newly inducted Fulbright English Teaching Assistant (ETA), my phone vibrated, notifying me of a message from Instagram. Grace […]

12 Days of KKOOM – [#4] Children’s Day

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*Children’s Day is a special day in Korea. On May 5th each year, parents take their children to a theme park or buy them a special present but […]