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By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 12+

Large blended family faces financial challenges as a team.

TV WE Reality TV 2010
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The reality doc features the Bruces as an example of how easily a family can go from financial wealth to financial ruin from one day to the next during difficult economic times. It also highlights some of the strong emotions that people who are suddenly facing poverty experience, including embarrassment, resentment, and fear.

It isn't easy to watch children selling off their prized possessions or rummaging through dumpsters for recyclables to make enough money to keep a roof over their heads. But these folks show us that it is possible to live with less, and to have a positive attitude while doing it.

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