Korean Adoptee’s Life-Changing Discovery to be Published

May 5, 2015


Marshall Mitchell


May 5, 2015

EULESS, TEXAS Write Now Publishing House is proud to welcome John L. Kennedy’s debut book, The Long Journey, to it’s Fall 2015 roster. The Long Journey is the story of one man’s trials and triumphs as a Korean adoptee, from his time in South Korea as a small child to his struggles as an outsider trying to find his place in America. John tells of his reunion with the other orphans in Korea and the surprise that would change his life forever.

“What impressed me about John was how humble and kind he is,” tells editor and publisher Marshall Mitchell. “You’d never guess that everything bad under the sun happened to him. He’s one of the most content, genuine, and inspirational people I’ve ever met. His story is just as potent on my fifth read as it was on the first.”

Since 1953, more than 170,000 Korean children have been adopted throughout North America, Europe, and Australia. According to Homeland Security’s Office of Immigration Statistics, 114,998 of those were in the United States of America.

John L. Kennedy was born in Korea, placed in an orphanage, adopted twice in America, served in the United States Air Force, and was a small business owner for over 30 years. He resides in Mansfield, Texas with his wife Alma, and is often found babysitting his grandchildren. You can find out more about him at www.thelongjourneybook.com.


Perfect endings are just the beginning at Write Now Publishing House. Every writer has the potential to build a platform that influences and leave a legacy that matters. We’re here to make it happen. Find out more at WriteNowPublishingHouse.com or contact Marshall Mitchell at 817-896-4263 or Marshall@WriteNowPublishingHouse.com.