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Life's a beach, or at least Abe would like to see if it could be.

The 22-year-old star of TLC's Breaking Amish, which premieres Sunday at 10/9c, is one of five young men and women who leave the strict traditions of their Amish/Mennonite lifestyles to explore a possible life in New York. The stakes are high because even if they decide to return to their homes, they risk being shunned by their communities and families.

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Abe believes he wants to marry an Amish girl and eventually return to the Amish community, but he first wants to experience a different world, one that would include swimming at the beach and flying in airplanes. Check out this clip below of Abe explaining his point of view to his disapproving family:

Breaking Amish premieres on Sunday at 10/9c on TLC.