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Plain Kansas

Rosanna Bauman, age 25, is German Baptist Brethren. She is a writer, farmer, and speaker and lives on a rural Kansas farm she shares with her parents and 4 siblings. The Brethren Church, is often mistaken for Amish or Mennonites, but the Brethren have different historical and theological roots. The Brethren Church is a "Plain" church. Members dress plainly and, like the Amish, are pacifists, but they do use cars and phones.

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  1. Karen

    Interesting travelogue. Look forward to the rest of your trip.

  2. Lori N.

    I am very excited to read about Rosanna’s trip to Washington state. I live in the western (Puget Sound region) of Washington. I hope she has a fabulous time. We have been having a fantastic summer (no rain in weeks!). Sure love reading her column. She seems like such a strong independent spirit!

  3. Kentuckylady717

    Enjoyed this article, looking forward to hearing about the rest of her trip.

  4. plainlycovered

    Hello I have really enjoyed this travel log my,I lived a year in the tri cities pasco being my best stay,But that was the 1976,any way did these young ladies drive straight taking turns or did they stay over a nit or so to sleep,or even stop to eat? blessings LG


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