Jayme Hansen

Executive Director, ICAV USA Representative & ICAV Blogger Jayme Hansen is a Korean adoptee who was reared on a small dairy farm in Minnesota, which is the home of nearly 30,000 Korean Adoptee’s (KAD’s). Professionally he is a decorated Executive Army Officer and currently works in the Office of the Surgeon General, USA. Previously, he …

Trauma Triggers

Why do some adoptees need to be on the defensive, overly criticizing, put each other down, and posture themselves as aggressors? I understand and respect that we all have varied opinions, thoughts, and information on a very complex subject. We all have unique stories and ideas to share. I think people do  this because their …

Crane Mimicry

Can a famous example of conservation teach us anything about adoption? Most people can’t see a correlation but I do! Less than a hundred years ago, there were just 16 whooping cranes left in North America. These beautiful majestic birds were near the brink of extinction. Men who over hunted and destroyed the bird’s habitat …