An estimated 15 million Americans tuned in over three nights to witness Darrel and Juanita Buschkoetter's daily battle to keep their dream of family farming alive. Along the way, people from all walks of life found themselves identifying with the couple's fight to keep their financial problems and grueling schedules from destroying their marriage.
Producer David Sutherland - who filmed more than two hundred hours of footage of the Buschkoetters over three years - says his goal was "to make you feel that you're living in their skin. I wasn't interested in making a valentine or expose," he recalls. "I wasn't looking for a hero - but I ended up with two."
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