Laura Riness is a transracial adoptee from Minnesota. She grew up on her family’s farm along with three Korean-born siblings and four Caucasian siblings. She has a Bachelor of Science in Human Development, Child and Family Studies from South Dakota State University and a Master of Science Degree in Counseling & Student Personnel from Minnesota State University, Mankato and is currently working on her doctorate degree. In this episode, Laura shares her thoughts, memories, and reflections of being adopted into a Caucasian home and community as an infant. Laura is one of the main session speakers as the Voice of the Adoptee at the upcoming Joy for the Journey Retreat.