Commentary
3:53 pm
Sun May 19, 2013

Entering Mom's World to Learn About Myself

Left to right: Mia Naples, Anna Naples, Kim Langley, Helen Langley Naples during their 2011 trip in South Korea.
Credit Helen Naples

Helen Naples’s mother, Kim, is from South Korea.  In 1960,Kim was nineteen and came came to the U.S. as a new bride.

In this segment of StoryLine, Naples describes to her friend Ana Tampanna the impact traveling with her mother to South Korea has had on her. "I now have a deeper appreciation for Mom and her traditional ways," says Naples.  She also feels being in South Korea helped her gain a better understanding of herself and of her two daughters, Mia and Anna.

StoryLine gives voice to everyday people throughout our community as they share the experiences that shape their lives. It is a project of the ECHO Network, dedicated to building trusting relationships in our community.

A trip to South Korea bring a mother and daughter closer.