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religious group found in 22 states and Canada; stresses community life and separation from the modern world.
Amish brittle hair syndrome - syndrome noted in the Amish, characterized by short stature, brittle hair, decreased fertility, mild intellectual impairment; hair noted to be without scales. Synonym(s): hair-brain syndrome
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Third, "fast" and gospel songs, such as "Wo ist Jesus mein Verlangen," are sung nearly as slowly as Amish church chants.
The latter is described as the growing diversity among Amish church groups as codified in their Ordming or church discipline.
Indeed, an abortive attempt to start a King Amish church in Dover occurred the same summer as families migrated to Catlett, Va.