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I was glad he denied it.'It is perhaps unsurprising that the pair apparently broke with the strict tenets of their faiths - as they have both been married.

The Amish are a close-knit community, so members of a group know each other from childhood.

There is school, church, barn raisings, singings and other events.

The newlyweds spend the first night at the bride's parents' house.

The "honeymoon" consists of weekend overnight visits to various relatives, during which new acquaintances are made and wedding gifts are presented.

Joining the church prepares the young people for the seriousness of setting up their own home.