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Although the title indicates the primary emphasis on Mennonites, information on related groups, such as the Amish and Hutterites, is available. Men and women of the Bible. (Weekday Bible school series. One, this is just vintage Amish and what makes them so endearing to outsiders. Young men begin growing a beard, the functional equivalent of a wedding ring, soon after their marriage. They will not open attachments unless they have been requested.

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