The permit office seemed to have as much confidence in my ability to learn from YouTube videos as the bank, so I gave it everything I had.
STORY-LINE RISE: HOW A HOUSE BUILT A FAMILY:
In Rise, How A House Built A Family, you find an abused family, living day-to-day in terror and fear. As a result of the abuse, after the cause is no longer in their environment, they live with the aftermath and insecurities. Cara Brookins knows her family needs something to solidify them. Deciding to build a house, with no experience or help other than YouTube videos, and friendly advice, Cara and family set out to build their home. From pencil drawn plans on the back of old papers and no knowledge of construction, they begin an adventure of a life time.
The reader follows Cara and four children through this trial by fire, and in the end, find they have built much more than a house. For Cara knew, if they could build a house they could rebuild their lives from the ground up.