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Passion Project: Wisconsin woman leaves Amish community to become business owner

Posted at 8:31 AM, Oct 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-22 09:31:13-04

FREDONIA -- A Wisconsin woman shared her struggles of growing up in an Amish community.

"I always dreamed of being out here. I never felt like I belonged there," said Miriam Lambright.

We continue our Passion Project series, learning about how she left everything she knew to pursue her dreams and open Miriam's Bakery.

Julia Fello has many other stories like Irene in her Passion Project series. This includes a lawyer turned brewery owner, car mechanic turned video blogger, businesswoman turned nun and nurse turned farmer.

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