Kwon Pil-ju, the biological mother of Adam Crapser, who is also known as Shin Song Hyuk, in Yeongju, South Korea on Nov. 10. Kwon was preparing to be reunited with Crapser, who was deported Thursday from the U.S. because he lacks American citizenship, even though he had lived there since he was 3 years old.
Kwon Pil-ju, the biological mother of Adam Crapser, who is also known as Shin Song Hyuk, in Yeongju, South Korea on Nov. 10. Kwon was preparing to be reunited with Crapser, who was deported Thursday from the U.S. because he lacks American citizenship, even though he had lived there since he was 3 years old. JEAN CHUNG The New York Times
Kwon Pil-ju, the biological mother of Adam Crapser, who is also known as Shin Song Hyuk, in Yeongju, South Korea on Nov. 10. Kwon was preparing to be reunited with Crapser, who was deported Thursday from the U.S. because he lacks American citizenship, even though he had lived there since he was 3 years old. JEAN CHUNG The New York Times

Deportation from US reunites Korean mother with son she gave up for adoption decades ago

November 20, 2016 2:00 PM

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