Why some Amish are leaving Lancaster County

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Two boys ride in the back of a horse-drawn buggy stopped at a traffic light, Wednesday, May 29, 2019, in Lancaster County, near Gap, Pa. (AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma)

Two boys ride in the back of a horse-drawn buggy stopped at a traffic light, Wednesday, May 29, 2019, in Lancaster County, near Gap, Pa. (AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma)

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Lancaster County is home to the nation’s largest settlement of Amish, a religious community that lives simply and shuns technology. But even as the Amish population has grown six times faster than the general U.S., WITF’s Rachel McDevitt explains why some are choosing to leave.

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