Author: Tara Footner

Tara Footner

Tara Footner

Tara Footner (a.k.a. Om Sun Hui), is a Korean adoptee who grew up in Oregon, U.S.A. She now lives in Abu Dhabi, U.A.E. with her husband and when not putting pen to paper, she runs The OSH Network which focuses on talent development and wellness training.

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Neat little boxes

Before I decided to embark on the adventures of life as an expat in the Middle East, I thought that being Asian in a predominantly white community was the most annoying reality of my life as an adopte…

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My experience of ‘Yellow Fever’

Growing up as a Korean adoptee on a farm in Oregon just outside of Portland, I became used to being different by standing out in a crowd or being picked on and called names for my “squinty Chinese” e…