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Devil's Playground (2002)

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Amish teenagers experience and embrace the modern world as a rite-of-passage before deciding which life they will choose.

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Written by DJ Spooky (as Paul D. Miller)
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2 September 2003 | by (warren Michigan) – See all my reviews

I never knew about 'Rumspringn', and i have always loved the Amish culture. After seeing this documentary, i often wonder if i'm running into Amish guys in the malls and other places. I no longer wish to be Amish. But the thing that does stand out to me is how receptive the Amish church is to the kids that come back. I mean you've got all these other 'Christian' religions that shun people when they've sined and want to come back. but the Amish tell the kids, as long as you stop doing what you've been doing, you're not only welcomed back, but loved and accepted. THAT is how its supposed to be.

I hope they maybe follow up to it and find out how everyone is doing.


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