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More thoughts from an Army wife

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I’ve been thinking about war a lot lately, which might seem odd for someone who writes about the Amish, who practice nonresistance*. Let me explain. One of the reasons is that April 25th was the 40th anniversary of the fall of Saigon, and May 8th was the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II […]

Amish History: The Cold, Hard Facts

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Since Promise to Return has been published, I have heard more often than anything else, “I’ve never given the Amish in this era any thought” or “I didn’t know the Amish were conscientious objectors” or “I didn’t know the Amish were allowed to be drafted.” These range of statements and many other questions have encouraged me […]

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