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Shortlisted for British Academy of Film and Television Student Awards , Ivy Film Festival, Spotlight Documentary Awards, USC First Look Film Festival, Heartland Film Festival , Doc Edge Film Festival , Cleveland International Film Festival, National Film Festival for Talented Youth, Hollyshorts Film Festival

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Director's statement

Child psychology and family dynamics have always interested me. In high school I volunteered at multiple child outreach programs, working with underprivileged kids and specifically being a buddy to children with autism. One day in October, 2015 I read an article in The New Yorker about a family that had adopted 22 kids that were stuck in the foster care system. Immediately I tried to find a large, adoptive family with foster kids living in Southern California. Nothing could have ever prepared me for the incredible stories that make up the fabric of this family. I was instantly drawn into these children's lives and wanted to discover how this extraordinary family works. I wanted to bring a new perspective, namely that of the children themselves. While this family has endured many unique challenges, they also confront issues we all can relate to. I am honored to share their stories with you.

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