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After two years of hard work, Cara and her kids completed Inkwell Manor… and it’s stunning.

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Cara and her family have been living here for the past 8 years.

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The house has 5 bedrooms and wonderful little additions like these built in bookshelves.

Cara and her kids wouldn’t trade the experience for anything.

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“They’re now fearless,” Cara said. “They dive into anything. There’s nothing you could suggest to them that they could not do. it’s an incredible thing.”

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When they started this project, Cara and her kids were living on a prayer. They had no plan and little hope… but a few years of hard work and the school of life left them stronger people than they were before. It’s not about your circumstances, but how you circumvent them.

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