Born Chinese, Raised American

Maya Ludtke

Before Maya Ludtke was Maya Ludtke, cherished American daughter, she was an abandoned baby girl in eastern China, when the one child policy and a traditional preference for boys landed her in an orphanage.  In this article she discusses how she is finding a way to balance both identities. See: http://www.pri.org/stories/2016-02-11/born-chinese-raised-american-adoptee-explores-her-identity