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Investigators ask for public’s help in in Amish woman’s disappearance

“There is no piece of information or evidence in this case that is insignificant.”
By Julia Agos

Lancaster County DA: Man charged with kidnapping Amish woman feared ‘harmed’

Prosecutors say surveillance video obtained by East Lampeter Township police “depicts the abduction" of Stoltzfoos.
By The Associated Press

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The Amish in the midstate present unique challenges amid coronavirus

“They take this seriously and have gotten messages from trusted sources.”
By Ivey DeJesus/PennLive

Amish man sentenced to prison for sexually abusing girls

An elderly Amish man who pleaded guilty to sexually abusing four girls for years is facing 38 to 76 years in prison.

By The Associated Press

Article finds child sexual abuse in the Amish community

A year-long investigation by the non-profit newsroom Type Investigations and Los Angeles-based journalist and filmmaker Sara McClure found the Amish are hiding what they call a horrifying secret — that Amish children are being sexually abused by their family members and neighbors

By Scott LaMar


A squeeze and a vision: Why some Amish want to leave Lancaster County

For young Amish, in particular, the price of farming is out of reach.
By Rachel McDevitt
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