Hard Earned is a gripping documentary series that follows the lives of five diverse, multigenerational American families, giving audiences an intimate look into their lives as they navigate the struggles of making ends meet on wages ranging from $8 to $15 an hour.
Despite the economic hardships faced by these families, the series puts aside political debates and instead focuses on the human stories, painting a vivid picture of the humble, everyday lives of those who choose to do everything in their power to simply survive. Audiences will be touched by the heartbreaking struggles of the families, including Diana as she conquers her fears to trudge down a new path in the U.S., Takita’s relentless agony with abdominal pain, and Percy’s concerns over Beverly’s health.