Adoption Is The Right Choice Essay

1298 Words Oct 26th, 2016 6 Pages
My Life Story
In the United States, 3 out of 100 births result in an adoption. Today, adoption is a big topic and there has been a lot of different views on the topic. I personally believe that adoption is the right choice because it gives the child a chance to grow in a positive environment. At about two months old, I was adopted from Seoul, South Korea. For the past 18 years I have lived my life here in Sioux Falls. Throughout my life I forget that I’m adopted because of everyday things like going to school and hanging out with friends. But, when I look back, I realize that my life would be totally different then what it is if I hadn’t been adopted.
When I reached the age of about 8 or 9, I discovered some more information about my adoption. This included the hospital I was born at, some background information on who my real mother was, and why she chose to adopt me. My real name in South Korean was discovered and my parents chose to change my last name a little and have it as my middle name. There were also a lot of baby pictures of me and where I lived for the few months that I lived in South Korea. Seeing all of these documents and pictures and finding out some important information for the first time was really important to me. Discovering all of this made me realize for the first time, that I’m so lucky and blessed to be living in a good safe environment that was really stress free. I also realized that my whole life would have been different had if I wasn’t adopted…

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