Thanks to their tenacious eleven-year-old daughter, Jael, the Kirkwood family from Port Orchard, WA will receive a new home designed by Ty and the gang of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. One year ago, eleven-year-old Jael Kirkwood completed an ap... (more)plication for Extreme Makeover: Home Edition for her family, but didn't hear back from anyone. The Kirkwoods gave up, but not Jael. Instead, she tracked down Sweet Alice Harris from a previous episode and asked for advice on how to get her family's application read by show producers. Sweet Alice suggested that she contact her local mayor, and that's exactly what Jael did.