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After the tornado...Amish lend a helping hand:

July 11, 1985



THE barriers of different beliefs broke down May 31 when a tornado struck the hamlet of Atlantic, in northwestern Pennsylvania. Several hundred Amish from Ohio and Pennsylvania streamed in by buggy or bus to help Amish and non-Amish alike. Half a dozen people had been killed and some six dozen buildings destroyed. To the Amish, generosity comes natural when people are in need.

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