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How The Amish Live Uninsured But Stay Healthy

Holmes Co., Ohio, is a patchwork of farmland. Modest houses perch on sloping hills and laundry hangs from clothes lines, flapping in the wind. There are horses and buggies – some driven by farmers in straw hats, others by women with their hair covered in bonnets, babies on their laps. Holmes is one of the healthiest counties in Ohio. It’s also the least insured.

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