US Olympic Skier Reunited with Family in Seoul

US Skier is Reunited with Family in Korea [Not My Image]

Here’s a great story you may have missed. A small Korean child is lost in a market, ends up in an orphanage, and then is adopted, when he’s three, by a couple of American ski instructors. The kid, Toby Dawson, grows up in Colorado and goes on to win a bronze medal in freestyle skiing in Turin last year. Now 28, he gets in touch with his biological father and brother and is reunited with them in Seoul. Father and son have the same sideburns, and both brothers have earrings. (Dawson in on the right in the photo above.)

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