How a Mom of Four Built Her House With Help From YouTube Videos

When Arkansas-based Cara Brookins escaped her abusive marriage, she couldn't afford the home of her dreams for herself and her four kids. With a resilient spirit, a "mile-wide stubborn streak," and the help of YouTube, this mom pulled off the ultimate DIY project – she built the house herself. Check out this heartwarming story from our friends at Real Simple.

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