The Vance Twins have been faced with numerous challenges in their lives but somehow managed to recover. For starters, they were told that they were abandoned on a street in Seoul at birth, which prompted their flight overseas to the United States in the early 1970s. At the age of twelve, their father survived a traumatic brain injury from a … Read More

The Vance Twins Today…

Jenette and Janine Vance Twins: Writing Sabbaticals & Reiki Retreats for Busy Entrepreneurs & Business Owners

Jenette and Janine were claimed to have been abandoned on a South Korean street in 1972. They believed this assertion written in their adoption file for over thirty years.

BBC Sounds The Conversation: Interview with Author Janine (Vance Twins)

BBC Sounds: The Coversation: Why was I adopted? Women Looking for Birth Stories. Interview with Janine Vance and Yennifer Villa

BBC Sounds host Beatriz de la Pava talks to Janine Vance born in South Korea. A trip to South Korea in 2004 to an event marking 50 years of intercountry adoption caused her to think more deeply about her heritage. She found out that while most adoptees had been told they were orphans, this wasn’t the case, and parents were looking for them.

Vance Twins 50th Birthday Celebration

Vance Twins 50th Birthday Celebration with friends from all over the world: India, Sierra Leone, Vietnam, South Korea, Philippines, Colombia, Chile, Malaysia, Germany, and various parts of the United States. Celebrating 50 years of living with a twin. The party was held at the Washington State History Museum in Tacoma. Thank you to all who attended! You might enjoy Vance … Read More

Vance Twins Red Carpet Author Celebration

Janine's Author Party (Vance Twins Event)

Janine introduces her books at her Red Carpet Author event in Seattle, Washington. Northwest Asian Weekly covers the event. Would you like help with retelling your story? or did you publish your book, and would you like the Vance Twins to host your author celebration? It is your turn now. 


CNN Journalist Lisa Ling talking with the Vance Twins

Did you know that not everyone could get published for hundreds of thousands of years? Today, however, times have changed. Now You Can! The Vance Twins have joined forces and are available to help you start or finish the book of your dreams. The Vance Twins also host special writing sabbaticals where they pamper you in the great Pacific Northwest.  … Read More

Korean-born twins, known as Janine and Jenette Vance

Koreatimes.net The Korean Times Daily with the Vance Twins

Korean Broadcasting Station (KBS World)| People and Korean News Weekly interview the twins. Janine과 Jenette Vance는 1972년 미국인 부부에게 보내졌습니다. 쌍둥이는 서울 거리의 상자에서 발견되었다는 말을 듣고 평생 의심의 여지 없이 이 이야기를 믿었습니다. 35세의 나이에 Vance 쌍둥이는 2007년 국제 입양인 모임을 위해 대한민국 서울로 향합니다. 쌍둥이는 이 기회를 이용하여 자신의 기원에 대한 답을 찾기 위해 한국인 어머니를 찾습니다. 진실과 … Read More

Adoption Trafficking Awareness Symposium

Symposium Team fun Photo

“I recently attended the Adoption Trafficking Awareness Symposium organized by Jenette and Janine and I thought it was very powerful to hear the different stories, experiences, and perspectives from adoptees (transracial and domestic) as well as birth parents. I think bringing together everyone who is affected by the adoption process was eye-opening and a testament to coming together as a … Read More

CoFounders Adoption Truth & Transparency

Adoption Truth and Transparency Worldwide Information Network. AT.TWIN Co-Founded by the Vance Twins

The Vance Twins are cofounders of Adoption Truth & Transparency Worldwide Information Network (ATTWIN), a social media forum on adoption outside of groups formed and monitored by agencies and adoptive parents, which led to the compilation of a first-of-its-kind anthology (Adoptionland: From Orphans to Activists) to spotlight the voices of adult adoptees from Europe, America, Asia, and Africa. Adoption Truth … Read More