Stephanie acts as an orphan advocate with special support for orphans to be placed in permanent homes either in the land of the orphan’s birth or through international adoption. Stephanie mentors all ages of adoptees as well as those who have not been adopted, to navigate crisis points in their journey. For further information or to help Stephanie further her efforts through your donation, click “Learn More” or “Donate.”



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Books that increase our understanding of the Korean situation and its children, women, and men.


Nothing to EnvyNothing to Envy
by Barbara Demick

A National Book Award finalist and National Book Critics Circle finalist, Barbara Demick’s Nothing to Envy is a remarkable view into Korea, as seen through the lives of six ordinary citizens.




The Orphan Master’s Son: A Novel (Pulitzer Prize for Fiction)Orphan Master
by Adam Johnson

In this epic, critically acclaimed tour de force, Adam Johnson provides a riveting portrait of a world rife with hunger, corruption, and casual cruelty but also camaraderie, stolen moments of beauty, and love.




Escape From North KoreaEscape
by Melanie Kirkpatrick

From the world’s most repressive state comes rare good news: the escape to freedom of a small number of its people. It is a crime to leave North Korea. Yet increasing numbers of Koreans dare to flee. They go first to neighboring China, which rejects them as criminals, then on to Southeast Asia or Mongolia, and finally to South Korea, the United States, and other free countries. They travel along a secret route known as the new underground railroad.