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Discussion in 'North America' started by myrklix, Aug 19, 2008.

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  1. Arthur Dent

    Arthur Dent Silver Meritorious Patron

    Welcome, Angus!
    Hope you get your family back someday. Don't give up hope. It can happen.
    Not from Boston, didn't know ya, but glad you're out and talking!
    :welcome:
     
  2. Type4_PTS

    Type4_PTS Diamond Invictus SP

    Hi Angus, nice to hear from you again (I think it's been about 27+ years!) :)

    Larry


    :welcome2:
     
  3. This is NOT OK !!!!

    This is NOT OK !!!! Gold Meritorious Patron

  4. Pooks

    Pooks MERCHANT OF CHAOS

    Angus MacDuffie, that's a blast from the past!


    I believe I worked on the 4th floor when you were on staff.

    Nice to hear that you are out and having a good life.

    Patty Pieniadz Moher.
     
  5. Boojuum

    Boojuum Silver Meritorious Patron

    Angus!!!! You MADE IT!!!!

    I was waiting for you to appear.

    Fantastic on getting out!!!

    No small feat.:thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup:
     
  6. HASbeen

    HASbeen Patron

    Thanks all for your warm welcome!

    @Arthur Dent. Thanks Arthur, we can only hope that such things will happen. Certainly was impressive to see Leah and her whole family escape at one time.

    @Larry. Great to see you're out! Live long and prosper.

    @Pooks. Hi Patty, I do indeed remember you. Your post scilon activities are an inspiration to all of us!
     
  7. Operating Wog

    Operating Wog Patron with Honors

    Hi Angus. I remember you being around Boston for a short while after I came on in '84. Didn't you go out to Portland for the crusade and then move there? Or maybe you were already there and visited Boston in 84. I don't remember. But I did know you briefly and remember clearly seeing your Goldenrod plastered all over the walls in Boston. Struck me odd at the time as you never seemed particularly evil. :)
     
  8. freethinker

    freethinker Sponsor

    I knew most of these people and it's amazing that so many are the same names as years ago. I refrained from quite a few comments but I will say that there are many names on that list who don't attend anymore.


    I think that my name not being there is telling.







     
  9. Pooks

    Pooks MERCHANT OF CHAOS

    I was just looking at the Church of Scientology Boston face book page and read the following


    "Paul Coleman peacefully passed away early April 16, 2013 surrounded by friends and family. A celebration of his life with a special Sunday Brunch, and service at Noon will be held on Sunday, April 21st."


    [​IMG]
     
  10. freethinker

    freethinker Sponsor

    That's too bad, I liked Paul. Is this a result of the heart attack? Was it some other medical issue? How old was Paul, I don't think he made 60?


     
  11. Pooks

    Pooks MERCHANT OF CHAOS

    I don't know. That's the only thing that was posted on the C of S FB page.
     
  12. freethinker

    freethinker Sponsor

    I looked back and found a post I had written on April 16th about his heart attack, it's an eerie coincidence.

     
  13. Type4_PTS

    Type4_PTS Diamond Invictus SP

    He was 55

     
  14. freethinker

    freethinker Sponsor

    His wife must be devastated. I remember all the abuse he took as a staff member. On the outside it didn't seem to bother him but I am sure it did on the inside.


     
  15. Enthetan

    Enthetan Master of Disaster

    Stress will kill you young.
     
  16. Type4_PTS

    Type4_PTS Diamond Invictus SP

    Yeah, and attempting to clear planets when lacking the tech to produce "Clears" is very stressful.
     
  17. Operating Wog

    Operating Wog Patron with Honors

    Man, that's a serious bummer about Paul. He had a heart of gold. I'm smiling thinking of all the time I spent working with him. Mostly remember cracking up about something with him. As much as I feel my many years on staff were a waste of time, I'll fondly remember many of the people I worked with, whether they ever got out, or died still under the spell. Paul was one of the very cool ones.

    He also smoked like a smokestack the entire time I knew him. So not entirely shocking. But still. That's way too young.
     
  18. myrklix

    myrklix Patron with Honors

    So with GATII well under way I was wondering how the new Idle Org in Boston was coming along, especially since the old (beautiful) building has now been sold. I haven't been by the new shell of a building but hope to swing by at some point in the coming months to report on all the progress on the renovation of the "Grande Dame" of a landmark. Would love an update if anyone has one.
     
  19. Boojuum

    Boojuum Silver Meritorious Patron

    I frequently go past the building and a few weeks ago it looked the same--ratty looking beauty supplies store in an otherwise abandoned 100+ year old building. It's a huge project to fix that building, millions. I don't see how they can afford to even pay for the heating bill. On the plus side, there's lots of foot traffic and it's in an up and coming neighborhood. Not a bad investment. That being said, it's on the edge of Roxbury, Boston's version of Harlem and an unsafe place to walk around after dark.

    The purchase only makes sense in the world of Scientology. To me, it's in the wrong place with no parking, 2 blocks from the methadone clinic, 6 blocks from the homeless shelter and all the GI going to heat and mainenance.:omg:
     
  20. AnonyMary

    AnonyMary Formerly Fooled - Finally Free

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