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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. carol

    Found the ending of the post difficult to understand. Not quite sure what happened with the unruly cow!

  2. Becky Martin

    The way I understood it was even though the steer would have soon been ready for butchering, they decided to take it to the auction house, so they wouldn’t have to worry about it becoming unruly again. Apparently there is never a dull moment on the farm!


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