Shun the Nonbeliever: Amazing Facts About Being Amish

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Instead of wearing a wedding ring, Amish men grow beards to show that they are married. Men over 40 years old also are known to grow beards, as the symbol represents maturity and the passage into manhood.

Mustaches, however, are forbidden. In German culture, mustaches are associated with the military, so even Amish men who grow full beards generally shave their upper lip.

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