Finding Home

Katie Troyer left the Amish and found home. "I was given the option – go back into church and swallow it all up and be a good person there or jump. And I jumped."

Read producer Callie Wiser's article about filming Katie Troyer and making this short video. 

My American Experience

My American Experience photos

Share Your Story

Do you have a story about the Amish? Have you been to Amish country? Do you know any Amish people? What do you know about the Amish lifestyle? Share your story with AMERICAN EXPERIENCE.



  • Additional funding for this program was provided by

  • DIG: Gretchen Stone Cook Charitable