Mary Byler Divorced: Traditional Amish lifestyle and beliefs
My guest today is advocate, podcaster, and newly published author Mary Byler. Mary grew up Amish, and since escaping has focussed attention on the child sexual abuse that plagues many Anabaptist and other closed religious communities, including Amish ones. Her new book is called Reflections and Memories of an Amish Misfit.
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