George Washington was born to Augustine and Mary, both of whom were orphans. Augustine father brought children from an earlier marriage, making this a blended family. Augustine died when George was a tender age of eleven. For several years after that he was raised by a single mother. George left home to live with Lawrence, his half-brother. George's childhood gives way to that of a young man seasoned by the Godly influence of his family. You will see, as a young man, how George Washington steps up to responsibilities most men would never accept. Some of these responsibilities included loyalty to family, facing difficulties as opportunities, and t as a victim. He creates a reputation as one who can be counted on to get the job done to the best of his ability.