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'I Couldn't Continue On': A Former Jehovah's Witness On Leaving The Faith

"I felt like everything that had mattered to me was gone," Amber Scorah says of her decision to leave the Jehovah's Witness community she grew up in. Her new memoir is Leaving the Witness.

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'I Couldn't Continue On': A Former Jehovah's Witness On Leaving The Faith

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