Explore Your Inner Thoughts
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I was born and raised in Korea. I have been a big city girl all my life. However, my early childhood outings to the countryside, outside of Seoul, left me longing to live with nature, and not just visit. Now, instead of viewing the Empire State Building from my bedroom window, I am looking at the trees, a small lake, and listening to birds. I call this new location my “third act.” Growing up in Korea under my parents was my first.
I came to the US in 1971 as a registered pharmacist to pursue graduate work in medicinal chemistry. I became a research chemist for a major pharmaceutical compan...