TLC Breaking Amish

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"Carry On" by Fun.


Young Amish people discuss leaving their community for New York City

Cast Members:

TLC Presents “Breaking Amish” “I don’t think it’s right that a woman has to stand beneath a man.. I want more than that”
“I started working when I was 15; dropped out of school early”
“Third or fourth grader can probably read better than I can” “I am fascinated by the outside world. I can’t stand living the rest of my life wondering what if..”
“It takes somebody with a lot of balls to leave the Amish”
“They’ll tell you you’re going to hell and it’s really hard because you just want to love God”
“He just freaked out and was like, no you gotta go”
“He said I have to gather up my stuff and I have to leave”
“I’m going to do every thing in my power to try and stop Judah”
“If I go to New York City and decide not to be Amish, I’m going to be on my own”
“I guess I just need to get away and find out who I really am”


If you’re lost and alone Or you’re sinking like a stone Carry on May your past be the sound Of your feet upon the ground Carry on Carry on, carry on


Cast Members:

   “I’m just definitely excited. It’s New York City”
   “Whooohooo New York City!!”
   “Everyone was staring like we were stupid”
   “Well doggone, I’d never actually stayed in a hotel because they have alcohol in them”
   “I walked in there and I’m like woah..”
   “What have we really gotten ourselves into”
   “Kate is coming out of her box”
   “I didn’t know I hurt you, ok?”
   “I have no freakin idea what’s going on”
   “I come to take you home”


Breaking Amishpremiering Sunday, September 9th at 10 only on TLC