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An Amish man and woman mow a field east of Frazee earlier this summer. (Photo by Brian Basham)

For Amish, it's all about simple living

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Editor's note: This is the second in a three-part series on the Amish of Becker County.

Looking at the everyday life of the Amish in Becker County through a modern person's eyes, it may look very primitive and hard. But to the Amish, their lifestyle is exactly the opposite.


"Our lives are pretty modern in many ways," an elder of the Amish community said.

Everything the Amish do now, our ancestors did not long ago.

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