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A different way to live

A different way to live An Amish boy's church clothes. Yesterday, we toured an Amish farm outside Berlin, Ohio. A 16-year-old in an ankle-length dress showed us the schoolhouse. It was the sort of place Abe Lincoln might have studied in. "We appreciate and use the services of people with advanced educations," she said, "but we feel like an eighth grade education is sufficient for our way of life." "Have you ever used a computer?" I asked. "No. I'd probably be lost." "Have you ever watched TV?" "No." Two days a week, she gives farm tours. Occasionally, she works as a substitute teacher. The rest of the time she's doing chores or visiting family and friends. There was a younger girl in the barn, leather boots two sizes too big under her dress. "We had...

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