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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.

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"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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