048 // Beth Perkins and her journey to self-racialization with

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In this week’s episode of your favorite Korean Adoptee podcast, the Janchi Boys sit down with Beth Perkins and talk about growing up in Missouri, how 9/11 was a major flashpoint for racial identity reckoning, and the importance a community plays in an adoptee’s journey out of the fog.

Later, we get into PEPERO and it’s delicious and CRUNKY?! YEAH-UH!

047 // Jeong + Han with the Korean Culture Dictionary featuring the CORN CHEE!

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In this week’s episode of your favorite Korean Adoptee podcast, the Janchi Boys sit down for the next installment of the Korean Culture Dictionary: Jeong and Han! The Boys break down the difference between the two Korean concepts and why they’re so important to the culture. Then it’s debrief time!

Later, the Boys try a snack from Nathan’s care package! Spoiler alert: IT. GETS. INTERESTING (also a special cameo!).

046 // Birth Family Search & Couque d’Asse (redux) with Katie the KAD!

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In this week’s episode of your favorite Korean Adoptee podcast, the Janchi Boys sit down with Katie Gagel and talk about the importance of searching for family and the journey she’s been on because of it. Katie also shares about her life growing up in Louisville and the impact that the adoptee community has had on her journey thus far.

Later, Katie joins the Boys for a tasty treat! Is it one we’ve already done before? Find out this week!

BONUS: KAAN2021 Intro Video!

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We had the privilege of opening the 2021 KAAN Conference, so if you missed it, here’s the clip!

Make sure you follow KAAN (@wearekaan) everywhere to learn more about how to get connected with this awesome adoptee conference and community!