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The Forbidden Apple

Nov 2, 2019

James Schwartz shares what it was like to grow up Amish as a little gay boy. James shares how trips to the library, drag queens, and poetry gave him a fresh start. Now living in Hawaii, he reflects on his journey from the culture of "Shunning" to the welcoming "Aloha". He tells us more about the rituals of the Amish community and breaks the myths about "Rumspringa ".

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