When she wrote the letter that she hoped would protect her sister, Mary Byler was lying on a twin bed, surrounded by rainbow-colored walls and a sky-blue ceiling decorated with bright white clouds. There were no signs of the Amish upbringing she had left behind-no plain wood furniture or chamber pot.Nothing except a stuffed doll that had belonged to her 6-year-old sister.Daniel (left), 44, and Savilla Stoltzfus (center), 43, were sentenced to prison Wednesday on child endangerment charges after they gave away their 14-year-old daughter to cult-like figure Lee Kaplan (right)Prior to their sentencing, one of the couple's daughters reportedly asked Finley to consider the childrens' love for their parents.

And she thought about her older brother, Johnny, and his refusal when she'd asked him to go to therapy the day before. "When I was 4 years old, I was molested, when I was 6, I was sexually abused (rape) from then on till I was 17," the 19-year-old put down.

"There was nothing I could do about this abuse as it was incest." Mary gave the letter to a friend, who drove 30 minutes northwest of the house where Mary was staying in the Wisconsin town of Viroqua, past a couple of dirt roads, a string of red barns, and frozen cornfields.

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In the Indian society a wedding is not just the coming together of two people rather two souls.

The little girl had put the doll's bonnet on backward.

Mary fingered her long brown hair as she thought of her sister.

The young men of the wedding party also wear matching shirts in some cases. The servers, who assist at the meal, also have special colors that the bride picks for them to wear.

Ohio Amish Country weddings are usually a time where English friends are invited to join-not so much in the service as in the meal following.

In fact, a wedding also brings two families closer, which thereafter share a bond of respect and affection.