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The Simple Life, Complicated

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In western Pennsylvania, an Amish community whose pastoral way of life hasn’t changed in 150 years is about to be confronted with industrialization on a massive scale, due to an influx of natural gas drilling. Read about the conflict in Elizabeth Royte’s story, “Fracking the Amish.”

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Lynn Johnson is a renowned photojournalist whose work has graced National Geographic, Newsweek and many other publications. For the last six years Johnson has been documenting the activities of the Pan-American Health Organization.