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Amish Help Kentuckians Deal With No Power

MAYFIELD, Ky. (AP) - Hundreds of thousands of people in Kentucky
have been without electricity for their lights, furnaces, ovens and
refrigerators since the killer storm hit more than a week ago, and
some spots might not get power back for weeks.
But Kentucky's Amish have been living that way all their lives.
And when the disaster struck, they've generously lent a hand to
their non-Amish neighbors and showed them how it's done. One Graves
County couple says their Amish neighbors brought them coffee each
morning the power was out and fixed them a meal.
James and Beverly Hutchins, are non-Amish couple and sheltered
nine relatives in their home that had heat but no electricity. They
say they don't know what they would have done without the Amish
family across the road from them. There are roughly 8,500 Amish
across Kentucky.

(Copyright 2009 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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