Rachelle Smit is a Christian who holds strong conservative values. She was born and raised in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She has been married to her husband, Dave, for 22 years and they have 3 adopted boys and also fostered several other children. Rachelle is a proud mom and Grammy to all of the children that God has placed in her life. Their family is uniquely built and she feels extremely blessed by the family God has given her. The experience and challenges that accompany adopting and fostering children of diverse nationalities has equipped her with compassion and has helped to shape and mold her into the person she is today.