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Hard work harvesting corn; a tradition of independence for Amish

An Amish farmer harvests corn along Argersinger Rd. in the Town of Glen on Wednesday morning.
Photographer: Marc Schultz
An Amish farmer harvests corn along Argersinger Rd. in the Town of Glen on Wednesday morning.
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Albert Mast stood on the bumping hay wagon as if it were as stable as a kitchen floor. “Is this your first time on one of these things?” he asked. His wide straw hat didn’t move an inch, even as his two big draft horses dragged the steel cartwheels over rocks the size of softballs. I had driven my car through the mist of early morning to a cornfield on Hyney Hill south of Glen. ...


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smith
September 23, 2012
10:52 p.m.

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Good story. One wonders how a family survives off 18 dairy cows while farms with over 100 go bankrupt. Now there is a story.

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