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How Korean Food Led to Self-Love and Then True Love

A curiosity for other cultures led author Africa Yoon through a transformative weight-loss journey — and to her husband.

Africa Yoon’s growing family, children who are Korean, Cameroonian and American. Photo by Marco Garcia/Getty Images

I came to the United States when I was six. My father was appointed ambassador to the United Nations for my country of Cameroon, which is why we moved. I asked my mum: “What is…



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Africa Yoon

Africa Yoon is an author and mother raising Cameroonian-Korean Americans in Hawaii. Information on her book “The Korean” can be found at thekoreanbook.com