Full Summary:

Bindza Harley has been a hardworking mom her whole life. She grew up in the foster care system and has made a life out of helping everyone around her. Her husband was a soldier in the Army until he was killed in a car accident that also left her youngest biological daughter with a missing arm. Not only does Bindza have four biological daughters & two biological sons, she has also twenty-four adopted children. Four of the children have HIV/AIDS, six have missing limbs from living in war torn countries. With her husband dead, her kids with medical problems and her own job on the edge of being terminated, she and her family turn towards the ABC crew to help them. Will they love their new home? And will all of her children be able to go to college with a little help from the local university?

The Family:

Mrs. Bindza Harley: 38, struggling and caring mother of thirty, part-time waitress at Betty's, part-time Social Worker, and a widow to an Army soldier.

Britta Harley: 18, female, oldest biological daughter, senior in high school, wants to be a Social Worker.

Mathais Ragala Harley: 17, oldest adopted son, senior in high school, adopted from Egypt, wants to be a Family Lawyer.

Liotta Petrivalska Harley: 17, oldest adopted daughter, senior in high school, adopted from Russia, wants to be a vet.

Teaka Martinak Harley: 16, female junior in high school, adopted from Nigeria, wants to be a teacher and go into the Peace Corps, lives with HIV.

Kiyoshi Otruba Harley: 16, male junior in high school, adopted from Japan, wants to be a teacher and go into the Army like his father.

Koliba Petruna Harley: 16, female junior in high school, adopted from India, wants to be Research Assistant for the Cancer Society, lives with HIV.

Nikita Harley: 16, biological daughter, junior in high school, wants to be a dancer, missing a leg; has a prosthetic.

Nada Meglic Harley: 16, female junior in high school, adopted from Kazakhstan, wants to be a dancer, lives with HIV.

Gean Harley: 15, female sophomore in high school, biological daughter, likes to write, wants to become a professional writer.

Gia Harley: 15, female sophomore in high school, biological daughter, likes to surf, wants to become a professional surfer, missing one arm.

Kitty Jackson Harley: 15, female sophomore in high school, adopted daughter from Texas, wants to be a Cheerleader, loves to dance a lot.

Samuel Harley: 14, male freshman in high school, biological son, likes to read, wants to be a lawyer.

James Harley: 14, male freshman in high school, biological son, likes to draw, wants to be an artist.

Magdelina Petrowski Harley: 13, female eighth grader in middle school, adopted from Paraguay, first of the triplets, missing one arm, likes to read and wants to become a teacher.

Magdalena Petrowski Harley: 13, female eighth grader in middle school, adopted from Paraguay, second of the triplets, missing one hand, likes to ride horses.

Magdaleno Petrowski Harley: 13, male eighth grader in middle school, adopted from Paraguay, third of the triplets, missing one leg from knee down, likes to ride horses.

Choya Sonchaka Harley: 12, female seventh grader in middle school, adopted from Myanmar, loves to learn about different cultures and wants to be a photojournalist.

ChyiaMulindwa Harley: 12, female seventh grader in middle school, adopted from China, loves to read about different cultures and wants to be an archeologist.

Nissa Jonck Harley: 11, female sixth grader in middle school, adopted from Jordan, loves to be around all kinds of animals and wants to be a vet.

Nadzia Mozny Harley: 11, female sixth grader in middle school, adopted from Israel, has always loved Belly Dancing and wants to become a dancer.

Dongmei Fong Harley: 9, female fourth grader in elementary school, adopted from Nepal, likes to spell and wants to win the National Spelling Bee.

Adaeze Nhinhi Harley: 8, female third grader in elementary school, adopted from Ethiopia, loves to read and someday wants to go back to her birth country and help her people.

Katlego Mashuyan Harley: 7, female second grader in elementary school, adopted from Angola, wants to help others around her and join the Peace Corps.

Jezebel Lagash Harley: 6, female first grader in elementary school, adopted from Egypt, wants to become a Belly Dancer.

Nafisatou Anyak Harley: 6, female first grader in elementary school, adopted from Nigeria, a very friendly child that likes to talk to everyone around her.

Awino Nyirabimana Harley: 5, male preschooler in elementary school, adopted from Sierra Leone, a very shy child that likes to be by himself and with his siblings.

Nathaniel Izuba Harley: 5, male preschooler in elementary school, adopted from Sudan, brother of Mariama, a very active and social child, likes soccer, missing one hand.

Antonio Babatunde Harley: 4, male preschool in elementary school, adopted from Burundi, a very active and cheerful child, likes swimming, missing one leg.

Mariama Izuba Harley: 4, female preschooler in elementary school, adopted from Sudan, sister of Nathaniel, a very cheerful child, likes basketball, lives with HIV.

Abraham Azuka Harley: 4, male preschooler in elementary school, adopted from Kenya, a very cheerful child, likes baseball.