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Teen, one of 14 siblings, finally gets to be a kid

Nov 26, 2015 - The Seattle Times

At 12, Bryant Houser had to be more of an adult than others twice his age. He was getting his younger siblings dressed and ready for school, and pouring their breakfast Cheerios before walking them to the school down the street. Instead of attending sixth grade, he would take care of the four youngest, and do yard work and mow the lawn of an old neighbor to make some money.

As one of the oldest of now 14 children, Bryant put it on himself to be the responsible one on many occasions when hi...