all began when design student Anaïs Bordier viewed a YouTube video and saw her
own face staring back. After some research, Anaïs found that the Los Angeles
actress Samantha Futerman was born in a South Korean port city called Busan on
November 19, 1987—the exact same location and day that Anaïs was born. This
propelled her to make contact—via Facebook. One message later, both girls
wondered: Could they be twins?
begins their remarkable journey to build a relationship as sisters, continents
apart. Over Facebook, Twitter, and Skype, they learned that they shared much
more than a strikingly similar appearance. Eventually, they traveled to Korea
together to discover more about the land of their separation. One of
Facebook’s Top Ten Stories of 2013, Separated
@ Birth is a story that
spans the world and peels back some of the complex and emotional layers of
foreign adoption. Download and start listening now!