Thorn Birds - 가시나무새
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Jung Eun has been searching for her biological mother who had abandoned her since birth.
Jung Eun and Young Jo become close friends because they share the pain of growing up without a mother.
Jung Eun’s friend Yoo Kyung, however, is jealous of their relationship.
At the age of 25, Jung Eun works as a part-time actress while waiting for her mother to find her.
On the other hand, Yoo Kyung struggles for her debut as a film director and meets producer Young Jo.
Yoo Kyung seduces Young Jo after discovering that he is an heir to a conglomerate and then gets pregnant.
But when Young Jo gives up his family inheritance, she coldly cuts him off from her life.
When Yoo Kyung goes into labor and is carried to the hospital due to premature birth, she registers herself as “Jung Eun”. And when Yoo Kyung finally finds her biological mother, who is old, sick, and poor, she abandons both her mother and baby.
Jung Eun, who is desperate to have a family, takes Yoo Kyung’s baby in and visits Yoo Kyung’s mother Myung-Ja. And by doing so, Jung Eun changes her fate by pretending to be Myung-Ja’s daughter.
Credit : KBS World