Amish community pitches in to create medical supplies for Ohio hospitals
April 9, 2020
On Thursday, The New York Times reported that an Amish community in Ohio is mobilizing to create medical supplies for local hospitals.
“For centuries, the Amish community has been famously isolated from the hustle of the outside world,” wrote Elizabeth Williamson. “Homes still lack telephones or computers. Travel is by horse and buggy. Home-sewn clothing remains the norm. And even now, as the coronavirus rages in the country at large, there is resistance from people sustained by communal life to the dictates of social distancing that have brought the economy to a halt — in Amish country as everywhere else. But as the virus creeps ever closer, the Amish community is joining the fight.”
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