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Mapleton Man Helps Amish Teen Adjust to New Life

25-year-old John Shrock picked up Jay Miller in the beginning of July after he left Wisconsin Amish community

MAPLETON, N.D. — We spend our entire lives forming relationships, but it was when John Shrock turned 17 that his came to a standstill. “I lost everyone, all my friends, all my relationships just cut off in one day,” Shrock said. That’s when Shrock left an Amish community in Wisconsin. He says his mother even reached out to him saying…

Mapleton Man Adapts to New World After Leaving the Amish Community

John Shrock has 11 other siblings. He was the only one to leave the Amish lifestyle behind him.

  FARGO, N.D. — When members of the Amish community turn 17, they become a part of the church. A Mapleton man instead decided to change his fate. KVRR’s Danielle Church tells us why it meant the now 24–year–old would have to leave the only life he has ever known behind him. There is no snapshot of the moment John Shrock…