Before heading off to help a new family, we make a pit stop at the Myrtle Beach Race Track to pick up racing legend Jeff Gordon, who didn't live far from this week's makeover place in Loris, South Carolina -- home to the Suggs family.
Amanda had a difficult childhood. She had to care for siblings because of some delinquent parents. Despite dropping out of school in the 7th grade, Amanda got her GED and took community college classes. While in college, she met the love of her life, Derrick. The two would later marry.
Shorty into their new life, the couple got a call informing them that Amanda's six brothers and sisters were going to be put in foster care. Amanda and Derrick couldn't let that happen. They took in all of Amanda's siblings. Over the years, their home developed a laundry list of problems. The house that Derrick's grandfather built is falling apart. Have no fear, the Extreme Team is here!
Ty gets an idea of how just how tight the living quarters are inside. We see where feet and bodies of repairmen have fallen through the roof. The Suggs have nothing to worry about as they depart for Walt Disney World except for the fact that their limo driver is Jeff Gordon. This pro racer's driving style actually causes Jacob to slip from his seat.
This is a demolition that wrestling enthusiast Jacob would not want to miss. WWE wrestling stars The Big Show, R-Truth and the Bella Twins team up with the stars of our design team: Pit Stop Paige Hemmis, John "The Big Enchilada" Littlefield and Ed "The English Muffin" Sanders!
After a very exciting intro, the Big Show literally rips through the house. The low ceilings barely give him enough room to stand up straight. After some interior destruction, the demolition team leaves it up to the heavy machinery to finish the job. Lucky for us, the pro wrestlers stick around for the makeover.
Ty has a special surprise for the NASCAR-loving Suggs Family as they join Jeff Gordon on the race track. Amanda, Derrick and Jordan are able to sit shotgun as Jeff and his buddies burn rubber around the track. This is truly a fast and furious experience the family will never forget.
The new Suggs home is brand new and, more importantly, completely safe. We love the look of three barns that are side by side. Here's the breakdown of this week's build:
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