Experience the Amish

January 31, 2014 mwagner

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This February, WNED-TV will be airing two Amish-themed programs, beginning Monday, Feb. 3 at 8 p.m. with "Amish: American Experience" and "The Amish Shunned: American Experience." The Amish are everywhere in modern pop culture, there are reality shows, news stories, parodies in comedy, and even a professional wrestling gimmick. Just what is it about this group of people that we find so fascinating? Is it the fact that they live without the technology that you are using to read this? Perhaps it is the beards? Are we just fascinated with their general methods from the way they talk to the way they dress? To get you ready for your dose of Amish appreciation, here are some facts about the Amish.

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