Damien and Louisa Rutherford wanted a house full of children but after their daughter Inez was born, Louisa had to have emergency surgery and became no longer capable of haveing children. Over the years they were able to adopt three more children the eldest, Amias, considered himself the luckiest of all, because he turned 13 the day they adopted him, Inez was 9 at the time. Everyone knew that the older you are the less likely you are to be adopted, he thought he would never have a family, and was overjoyed when the Rutherfords chose him.
After the third adoption the state would not allow them to adopt any more so they decided to become a foster family and over time brought home a whopping six more children to love. Regrettably when you have so many children money seems to disappear as quickly as it appears. So, as a family the Rutherfords managed to make it stretch as far as they could, and when that ran out they supplemented it with love. Clothes were handed down as if they were famil