After Years Of Estrangement, Eight Siblings Become A Family : NPR

Bryan Wilmoth grew up in a strict, religious household where all of his siblings either ran away or were kicked out. He was the first to go, after his father discovered he was gay. Years later, Wilmoth tried piecing the family back together and assuming the big brother role once again.

http://www.npr.org/2013/01/25/170166408/after-years-of-estrangement-eight-siblings-become-a-family