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Only in America

Only in America: Preoccupation with piety

A Nebraska job seeker says he was denied employment because he hadn't been "born again" — and more in our collection of strange revelations about the nation

A job seeker is suing the Voss Lighting Co. of Nebraska, claiming he was rejected because he hadn't been "born again." Edward Wolfe says his interviewer asked for details on how he'd been "saved," and became "agitated" when Wolfe said he hadn't been. Voss says the applicant it hired instead of Wolfe simply "had more lighting product experience."