With limited funds, but the wish to give each of her kids a room to call their own, one mom in Bryant decided to build her own home. And not with the usual instruction you’d think.
The Brookins family turned a traumatic experience into a story they are now sharing with the world in a book. Rise, How a House Built a Family tells a story of how they built their home in 2008 using YouTube tutorials.
After leaving a domestic violence situation, Cara Brookins and her four children needed a new place to call home.
Financially, she knew she could not afford to purchase anything, but that didn’t stop her from giving herself and her children a fresh start.