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"and it's a story that might bore you, but you don't have to listen, because I always knew it was going to be like that."

I watched the show “Breaking Amish” last night on TLC. It was really interesting to learn a bit about the amish/mennonite culture. Did you know that most amish kids don’t ever go past 8th grade in school? It’s because in their culture/community, once you’re past 8th grade you are old enough to work, so to them, no more schooling is needed…

I watched the show “Breaking Amish” last night on TLC. It was really interesting to learn a bit about the amish/mennonite culture. Did you know that most amish kids don’t ever go past 8th grade in school? It’s because in their culture/community, once you’re past 8th grade you are old enough to work, so to them, no more schooling is needed…

— 1 year ago with 23 notes
#breaking amish  #education  #amish  #mennonite 
  1. realmaco reblogged this from headcoverings and added:
    However, keep in mind any shock they express at the non-Amish world is phony. They’ve been out for years.
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  4. southbostonbelle reblogged this from claretaylormorgan and added:
    These people are all adorable and this show is awesome, yet heartbreaking at the same time (Breaking Amish—TLC)
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    Or: beyond the 8th grade, work IS school? – Alan
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