Jebe-Die-Ah

An Amish man with an enzyme disorder dies of alcohol poisoning after a few drinks.

IT'S HALLOWEEN NIGHT.

CHECK OUT THE KIDIN THE AMISH COSTUME.

- HEY!HEY, YOU!

NICE COSTUME!

COME INSIDEAND PARTY WITH US.

all: COME ON!announcer: BUT...

IT'S NO COSTUME.

THE KID IS JEBEDIAH.

AND HE'S AN AMISH YOUNG MANON A TRIP TO THE BIG CITY

TO SEE HOWTHE OUTSIDERS LIVE.

IT'S A RITE OF PASSAGECALLED RUMSPRINGA.

AMISH YOUTH ARE ENCOURAGEDBY THEIR ELDERS

TO EXPLORE AND EXPERIMENTFOR A COUPLE OF MONTHS

BEFORE BUCKLING DOWNTO A LIFETIME

OF ALL WORK AND NO PLAY.

- RUMSPRINGA TRANSLATESTO "RUNNING AROUND,"

OR "RUNNING AND JUMPING,"ACTUALLY.

IT'S A PERIOD WHERE AMISH KIDSGET TO SOW THEIR WILD OATS.

THEY BASICALLY ABUSE ALCOHOL,SMOKE CIGARETTES,

TRY RECREATIONAL DRUGS--

ALL THE STUFFTHAT NORMAL TEENAGERS DO.

EXCEPT THEY'RE COMINGFROM SUCH A CLOSED COMMUNITY

THAT IT'S ALL VERY NEWAND EXCITING TO THEM.

announcer: AT FIRST,JEBEDIAH WAS OVERWHELMED.

- YOU'RE GOING TO HELL!AH!

[laughing]

announcer:UNTIL HE MET A HOT NURSE

WHO TOOK THE INNOCENT LADUNDER HER CARE.

- THE NURSE KNOWSWHAT'S BEST.

announcer: SOON ENOUGH,JEBEDIAH WAS CORRUPTED.

- CAN WE GETANOTHER ONE, PLEASE?

- WHOO!YEAH!

DRINK, DRINK, DRINK!- DRINK!

[laughing]announcer: AND HAMMERED.

- WHOO!ICE LUGE, YEAH!

[laughing]

announcer: BUT BEFOREHE COULD EVEN EXPERIENCE

THE JOYS OFHIS FIRST HANGOVER...

THE AMISH FARM BOYHIT THE DECK

AND NEVER GOT UP.

- ARE YOU OKAY?

announcer:JEBEDIAH WAS UNAWARE

HE HAD A GENETIC CONDITION

THAT LEFT HIM UNABLE TOPROCESS ALCOHOL.

HIS BODY DIDN'T PRODUCEAN ENZYME CALLED ALDH2.

- ACETALDEHYDE HYDROGENASEIS AN ENZYME

THAT BREAKS DOWNTHE ALCOHOL WITHIN THE LIVER.

WHEN THE GENTLEMAN DRANK,

THIS ALCOHOL JUST WENTSTRAIGHT INTO HIS SYSTEM,

UN-BROKEN-DOWN,AND BECAME A TOXIN

AND STARTED TO SHUT DOWNSOME OF THE MAJOR ORGANS.

announcer: THE AMISH TRYAND ISOLATE THEMSELVES

TO LEAD PUREAND SIMPLE LIVES.

- COME INSIDEAND PARTY WITH US.

announcer: JEBEDIAHCAME TO THE BIG CITY

AND LEARNED A HARD LESSON.

- YOU'RE GOING TO HELL!AAH!

announcer: THE AMISH ARENO DIFFERENT THAN ANYONE ELSE.

EVERYBODY DIES.

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