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He lives with his brother Reuben and works for Manny Burkholder, owner-operator of the Ex Amish Specialties construction business.
Chris has one primary goal—to be the first ex-Amish he knows to attend and graduate from a public high school—and has enrolled in North Calloway High School near Columbia.
A gifted craftsman and builder, Cephas’s dreams outshine many of the ex-Amish, and the hot, sweaty hours he toils in an Oklahoma oil field only serve to further his main aspiration, which is to be a millionaire by the time he’s 25.
Cephas’s idealism matches his self-confidence, and none of his ex-Amish friends doubt he will achieve anything he puts his mind to. is among the younger kids in the Columbia ex-Amish community.
A loyal and competitive young man, Chris has worked to carry some of his Amish background into the “English” world by providing housing for other ex-Amish youth.
Being a bit younger than a lot of the ex-Amish boys around Columbia, Chris wants to experience the modern teenage life for himself. His parents called the police and he hid for several days in a wooden shed in the fields as they searched for him.
He wants to be an engineer and plans on attending college in Missouri.
Amos lives several miles from Hoss and Peggy Head in Macon, Missouri.
She prefers to live amongst the “English” while retaining some of her Amish traditions and culture. He’s working an oil rig in Oklahoma, which pays well. He represents the next stage of ex-Amishhood; he is assimilated.
Amos has been out of the Amish for a number of years and has been studying for his GED in previous months.