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West goes East: The lives and adventures of a Californian couple living in Seoul

Thursday, March 26, 2009

A Korean coworker of Jay's kindly bought Max this traditional 1st birthday costume. The 1st birthday in Korean culture is a very big deal. The parents are supposed to throw a big party and invite all of their friends, family and coworkers to a party and ceremony in honor of the 1 year old. Instead we are leaving on a vacation to Vietnam on Saturday and will have a birthday BBQ for Max when we return. But we couldn't let his birthday go by without a celebration and since we had such a fabulous costume....
with a matching tote!
Max was a pretty good sport about all of it, although as you can see he was not really convinced that there was much fun to be had in his costume.
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Blogger *katie* said...

Happy, happy 1st birthday Max!!!! I can't believe you're already a year old. We love you tons and miss you!

8:36 AM  
Blogger Brooke said...

Max = One?? So crazy to think that he's so old already! I absolutely love his birthday get-up. He is adorable!

9:09 AM  
Anonymous irene said...

I love, love, love his birthday outfit. Can you email me one of the photos? I need it for our frig - Kate will love it too!!! xo

12:49 PM  

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