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Mother of 4 builds family house by watching YouTube videos

Posted: 8:15 AM, Jan 16, 2017
Updated: 2017-01-16 08:38:03-05

(CNN) - An Arkansas mother says she used YouTube tutorials to build her family home.

Now, the two-time divorced mom of four has written a book about the experience called "Rise: How a House Built a Family."

The story chronicles the life of Cara Brookins, her children and their mission to build a 3,500 square-foot home in nine months.

The family managed to pull off the feat at a cost of $130,000.

The book is scheduled to be released Jan. 24 .

Courtesy: CNN Newsource