Tom Shachtman on Rumspringa

September 27, 2009

Tom Shachtman's the author of "Rumspringa: To Be or Not To Be Amish." He tells Jim Fleming about this Amish custom of allowing sixteen year olds a period of total freedom to experience the temptations of the world before they choose the strictures of a traditional Amish life. Our production excerpts come from the documentary "The Devil's Playground."


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