Mother Land

People long for clear narratives, but reality isn’t like that

marie myung-ok lee
Mar 6, 2020 · 8 min read
Illustration by Carmen Johns

For people who know my mother, they know she is an amazing trailblazer who established a center for Korean immigrants — and is also a somewhat difficult woman. The two probably go hand in hand, like where the fresh water of a river meets the saline of the sea, impossible to separate out which is which, the currents and proportions are…