"We Had No Idea"

Paul's parents became Amish when he was a boy. He was shunned as an adult. "We had no idea what it meant to be Amish. We thought a clothes change and probably a little more, but we had no idea how much more."

The Amish: Shunned premieres on PBS American Experience February 4, 2014. 

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