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Meet a Scientologist—Yulia Gould’s Path to Freedom

thumbnail Yulia Gould spans the landscape of arts, professions and interests. A Clearwater, Florida-based graphic artist, professional interpreter, public relations officer and events coordinator, she is also a certified scuba diver who loves skiing, skydiving and traveling the world. And although raised in the Soviet Union where the only “religion”... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Barbara Schneider’s Happy Ending

thumbnail Scientologist Barbara Schneider is a model, TV personality, paramedic, Scientology counselor and mother of four who didn’t anticipate how well things would turn out 18 years ago when things went wrong.  Born and working as a paramedic in Lugano, Switzerland, in the early 1990s a failed relationship left her desperate to get away. “I went to... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Jim Brewer on the Olympics, Then and Now

THUMBNAIL Former NBA center and member of the U.S. Men’s Olympic Basketball Team of 1972, Jim Brewer reflects on competing in the Munich Games and the direction his life has taken since then.For Jim Brewer, of Maywood, Illinois, the Olympics represents more than the thrill of seeing great athletes perform at their best. Forty years ago at the Munich Olympics,... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Thoughts of Ground Zero 10 Years Later

thumbnail On the 10th anniversary of the completion of the Ground Zero cleanup operation, Scientologist Caralyn Percy remembers 9/11/01. Scientologist Caralyn Percy’s rendition of “Everyday Heroes” by Geoff Levin and Harriet Schock is a tribute to rescue and recovery workers of Ground Zero, New York. If it resonates with a compassion born of experience,... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Patricia Gore’s PhD in Making it Go Right

thumbnail The empowerment of knowing how to know. Scientologist Patricia Gore is a “first” lady. She was the first in her family to finish college and receive a master’s degree, first to move away from home, first to work eight years for the Congress of the United States—during the Carter and Reagan administrations, and the first Black ever to have... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Paola Martinez, Committed to Human Rights

thumbnail Scientologist Paola Martinez, working to make human rights a fact. Scientologist Paola Martinez, Human Rights Coordinator of the Church of Scientology Tampa, hosted the second annual Colors of the World Fair Trade Fashion Show for Human Rights June 9—one of the many programs she participates in to raise awareness on human right issues and... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Sherry Van Hootegem

thumbnail Scientologist Sherry Van Hootegem says Scientology gives her the tools to gets things done. Sherry Van Hootegem isn’t particularly looking for trouble—but if trouble comes her way, she is never one to turn her back and pretend it isn’t there. And when it came to the North Greenwood neighborhood of Clearwater, Florida, trouble had been brewing... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist —Human Rights Advocate Niko Papaheraklis

thumbnail Scientologist Niko Papaheraklis is the Director of Youth for Human Rights, Washington D.C. chapter, and has traveled around the world to promote the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Dividing his time between work, volunteering and Scientology, in Panama, Washington, D.C., and Clearwater, Florida, Niko Papaheraklis is a focused and fun-loving... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Gracia Bennish, Art and Soul

thumbnail Scientologist and artist Gracia Bennish, creating a better world. In a unique meld of art and activism, Gracia Bennish leaves her mark in unexpected places. A true citizen of the world, Bennish, who lives with husband Garry in Clearwater, Florida, was born and raised in Detroit, has lived in the United States, Australia, Europe and Mexico,... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—the Exceptional Dr. Garbutt

Scientologist Dr. Alf Garbutt Scientologist Alf Garbutt was named Chiropractor of the Year in 2010 by the American Chiropractic Association Rehabilitation Council.  He also has won a total of 18 martial arts world championships to date and in 2011 won a record-breaking seven gold medals in a single world championship competition. Discipline is one of his secrets, and using... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Zahid Qureshi, Making a Science of Helping People

Marijke and Zahid Qureshi When Zahid Qureshi was introduced to Scientology, it made perfect sense to him. It appealed to his practical nature while satisfying his thirst for the spiritual. Born and raised in Pakistan, where he earned his bachelor’s degree in aeronautical engineering, Qureshi came to America in 1970 to do postgraduate work at MIT. But by 1986, a failed marriage... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Alison Osborn: Off to a Good Start with Scientology

thumbnail Alison Osborn considers herself truly lucky, with an ideal marriage and a career she loves. She credits her parents with helping her through the rough spots of her childhood and teen years, making it easier for her to think for herself and arrive where she is today. The way her mother approached Alison’s difficulties at school was one example.... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Julieta Santagostino, Helping Florida Children Live Drug-Free Lives

thumbnail Scientologist Julieta Santagostino is director of the Florida chapter of the Foundation for a Drug-Free World. Fashion designer Julieta Santagostino, 28, is the driving force behind the Florida chapter of Foundation for a Drug-Free World. Her profile is one of more than 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos on the Scientology website... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Patrick Clouden, the Power of Intention

thumbnail Among the most striking qualities of Scientologist Patrick Clouden are his friendliness, energy, and intention—traits that explain, at least in part, his success in sales, as a motivational speaker and an entrepreneur. But Clouden describes the inauspicious beginnings of his career and the role Scientology played in helping him accomplish his goals.... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Leslie Hull

thumbnail Possessed of an inquisitive nature, attention to technical detail, and the will to carry through despite obstacles, Scientologist Leslie Hull has succeeded in an unusual field. She runs sales reps in countries around the world as vice president for sales and marketing in an engineering company that produces polyurethane components for heavy-duty... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—George Seidler, There Since the Dawn of Dianetics

thumbnail When George Seidler first read Dianetics: The Modern Science of Mental Health in July 1950, the book was already breaking records. Published two months earlier, it rocketed to the New York Times bestseller list, where it stayed for 100 weeks. Seidler, then a 27-year-old graduate student, was studying biochemistry at University of California,... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Emmett Osborn a Truly Affable Guy

thumbnail If you were to see Emmett Osborn performing his cooking show at a home show or fair, and stopped to watch and listen for awhile, you would learn almost as much about him as the cookware he’s demonstrating. This is a truly nice and funny guy. “My basic purpose is to raise the tone of the people around me,” he says.  And wife Alison, who works... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Gina Kugler

thumbnail Scientology helped Gina Kugler imbue her life with a sense of calm and take it in the right direction. The way Scientologist Gina Kugler of Palm Harbor, Florida, juggles career, family and volunteer work, she makes it all look effortless. “People tend to think of me as even keeled,” she says. “and I can see why. I don’t freak out under... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Lisa Cummins, Artist, Volunteer and Hands-On Mom

thumbnail Lisa Cummins was homeschooling her son and three daughters in Dunedin, Florida, and the topic was American History, so she packed them up and took them up and down the East Coast, to see the historical landmarks they were learning about, including the Statue of Liberty, Wall Street, the Empire State Building—and the Twin Towers just months before... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Barry Coziahr’s Dream of Peace

thumbnail Scientology inspired Barry Coziahr to reach out to others to create a better world. Scientologist Barry Coziahr believes we can combat the violence that blights our cities, one person at a time, with The Way to Happiness, an entirely nonreligious, common-sense moral code written by L. Ron Hubbard.His belief is based on personal observation.Several... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—The Beautiful World of Karla Bartholomew

thumbnail Scientology auditing—spiritual counseling—inspired Scientologist Karla Bartholomew to venture into the art world as a professional. One of Scientologist Karla Bartholomew’s earliest memories is of a painting of the Grand Canyon by American artist, Thomas Moran. The painting, which hung in her grandmother’s home, has continued to inspire... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Graham Payne’s Good Luck

thumbnail Scientologist Graham Payne, a New Zealand-born business consultant living in Florida, found in Scientology the answers he was looking for. Scientologist Graham Payne is a firm believer in the power of intention. Just one example was a decision he made some 17 years ago. “I was living in Chicago at the time,” says Payne. “Although my... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Lea Wilson, Living the Life She Always Wanted

thumbnail Scientology helps Lea Wilson accomplish her goals in life. Growing up, Lea Wilson knew what she wanted. And that’s exactly what she got. But life wasn’t always as straightforward or satisfying as it is today. “What was really important to me was getting married and raising a family, but my attempts to find the right guy weren’t working,”... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—How Scientology Expanded Mei-Hui Huang’s Horizons

thumbnail For Mei-Hui Huang of Ji’an Township, Taiwan, Dianetics and Scientology opened new vistas and improved the quality of her life. Her video is one of more than 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. Before Scientology, Mei-Hui Huang had a solution for difficulties and stress. Unfortunately,... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Todd Wilson, an Ardent Player of the Game of Life

thumbnail The secret behind Scientologist Todd Wilson’s smile.Scientologist Todd Wilson never learned that life has to be serious. Maybe that’s why he always has such a good time. “What I look forward to most in life is playing,” he says. In fact, for Wilson, 47, there is hardly anything in his life that he doesn’t enjoy. He loves his wife, his... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Colleen May’s Surprising Discovery

thumbnail Through Scientology, what was once a liability to Colleen May has proved to be one of her greatest assets. Colleen May has never been satisfied with a pat answer. She remembers trying the patience of teachers and other grown-ups who demanded she take their word for things. She always insisted on knowing more.So it came as a surprise to her, when... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—The Energetic Meghan Panek

thumbnail Scientologist Meghan Panek proves the point that good things come in small packages. Meghan Panek is a 4-foot-9-inch ball of energy whose favorite activity is—work. She not only loves her job in real estate sales and management, but any kind of work: housework, cooking, baking gourmet Italian chocolate cakes….“I just love turning things... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Phyllis Hargrow, Passing on the Good News

thumbnail Having found the answers she was looking for, Scientologist Phyllis Hargrow now helps others sort out their own lives. Before finding Scientology, Phyllis Hargrow knew exactly what the problem was—it was the other guy. How things have changed. In 2004 Hargrow, a New York City caseworker, was stewing over a personal problem one day when a casual... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Dustin McGahee, a Voice for Human Rights

thumbnail Scientologist, singer and songwriter Dustin McGahee uses music to teach human rights.Dustin McGahee, 21, combines a love of music with a passion for human rights. A singer and songwriter, McGahee uses his music to educate youth on the 30 articles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), the little-known document adopted by the United... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Judy Fagerman, Leading Scientology Volunteer Ministers of the Tampa Bay Area

thumbnail For the past 10 years, Scientologist Judy Fagerman has been coordinating the Scientology Volunteer Ministers of Tampa Bay, Florida. This is her story. The bright yellow tent of the Scientology Volunteer Ministers is drawing crowds at the Manatee County Fair in Palmetto, Florida. Best known for their ready response and effective help in times... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Monroe Kleiderman, Serving Others

thumbnail Scientologist Monroe Kleiderman has been using Scientology to help others for more than three decades. Traditional values and a strong sense of duty set the direction of Monroe Kleiderman’s life. “I grew up in New York watching John Wayne take on the bad guys on TV,” he says. “It was important to me to help my country. From a young age,... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Scientology Helped Paris Morfopoulos Reverse the Downward Course of his Life

Paris Morfopoulos Before Scientology, Paris Morfopoulos would not have given odds on his reaching 30. Now 58, he counts himself one of the luckiest men alive.  Growing up in a rough-and-tumble mining town in Northern Canada, Paris Morfopoulos learned to rely on himself, his wits—and alcohol. He gained the ability to talk his way out of a tough spot,... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—The Secret of Patrick Valtin’s Success

Patrick Valtin Scientologist Patrick Valtin combined determination with a firm understanding of the works of L. Ron Hubbard to make a success of his own life and help others.   A name synonymous with business solutions, Scientologist Patrick Valtin has built a highly successful career by providing clients with the tools to make their work…work.  “I earned... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Peter Hayward’s African Safaris Combine Luxury and Adventure with Sustainability

Peter Hayward In a video featured on the Scientology Video channel, Peter Hayward credits L. Ron Hubbard administrative technology with the success of his safari operation.  Scientologist Peter Hayward, founder of Hayward’s Grand Safari Events & Expeditions, is passionate about preserving the natural resources and culture of his native Africa.  His... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist: Octogenarian Frances Clark Remembers It All

Frances Clark Frances Clark was 50 in 1973 when she first encountered Scientology.  Nearly 40 years later, at 88, she is still going strong. Growing up in South Carolina during the Great Depression, Frances Clark had already graduated from high school and begun training as a nurse when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor. With war declared, her once-sleepy Southern town... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Acknowledging a Quarter of a Century of Committed Service

Scientology Volunteer Minister, LPN and EMT Ayal Lindeman earned the 2011 Freedom Medal through his exemplary service to mankind. At the 27th anniversary of the International Association of Scientologists in October 2011, Ayal Lindeman was awarded the IAS Freedom Medal for his humanitarian work as a Scientology Volunteer Minister.  He began serving... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Sometimes, the Best Way to Help is by Saying “No”

Lynda Allender At 16, Scientologist Lynda Allender had to make an important choice. The past 36 years have proved she chose well.  When she was 16, Lynda Allender was in love. But she was also in trouble.  The trouble came from drugs. She began with marijuana and “progressed” to cocaine. But when she started experimenting with heroin she was threatened... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—One Mother’s Battle with the Unexpected Consequences of Premature Birth

Cindy Gainsforth November is Prematurity Awareness Month. Scientologist Cindy Gainsforth knew nothing about the issue until she had to live with the consequences herself, following the premature birth of her son Orion in 2009.  Scientologist Cindy Gainsforth learned about the problems of premature birth the hard way. “It was Saturday, September 5, 2009, at 6:05... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Patricia Harris: Doing her Part to Uplift Inglewood

Scientologist Patricia Harris A Scientologist since 1973, Patricia Harris says Scientology transformed her life. Harris wants to share what she has gained with the Inglewood community and South Los Angeles. With the opening of the Church of Scientology in Inglewood set for November 2011, and the Church’s Scientology Community Center in South Los Angeles opening the same day, Patricia... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Verlene Cheeseboro is Creating a Positive Future for Harlem Youth

Verlene Cheesboro Realizing that incarceration does little to really help the community or the individual, Verlene Cheeseboro looked for positive solutions. She found them in Scientology. Verlene Cheeseboro believes in the future, and the future is our children. But she knows belief is not enough. It takes effective education and the community working together to guarantee... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Koji Minami: The Cornerstone of Japan’s Volunteer Ministers Earthquake and Tsunami Response

Koji Minami In the wake of the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami, Volunteer Ministers from six continents traveled to Japan to help in the shelters and villages. Scientologist Koji Minami coordinated their actions. He is featured in honor of Scientology Volunteer Ministers week August 20-27, 2011. The 9.0 magnitude earthquake that struck Japan March 11, 2011, killed... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Peter Dunn: All in the Name of Help

Peter Dunn Australian Scientologist Peter Dunn has served as a Scientology Volunteer Minister in Haiti, Queensland, and Japan. At 4 a.m. on March 11, 2011, the shock wave from the magnitude 9 earthquake that triggered a 30-foot tsunami off the northeast coast of Japan reached Australia—not as a physical blast but rather as a summons for Scientologist Peter... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Agneta Ståhl: A Satisfying and Successful Life

Agneta Ståhl Agneta Ståhl measures her success by how well those around her are doing—particularly her family. Her video is one of more that 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos on www.Scientology.org. Being the best possible mother was always top priority for Agneta Ståhl. In her “Meet a Scientologist” video, Ståhl stresses how Scientology has helped... | Full Story >>

Meet A Scientologist—Certainty: The Secret of Sabrina Ochoa’s Success

Sabrina Ochoa Writer Sabrina Ochoa is well on her way to accomplishing her career and personal goals. Her video is one of more than 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos at www.Scientology.org. What makes Sabrina Ochoa so successful? Confidence, security and certainty. In her “Meet a Scientologist” video on www.Scientology.org, Scientologist Sabrina Ochoa says... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Thorsten Overgaard’s Unique Perspective

Thorsten Overgaard Danish photographer Thorsten Overgaard has made an art form of doing exactly what he wants, wherever in the world he wants to do it.Imagine traveling the world, photographing celebrities, royalty, and rock stars, for magazines, Getty Images and Associated Press. That’s “work” for Danish photographer Thorsten Overgaard who has made an art form... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Marc Koska’s Crusade to Save Lives

Marc Koska Tanzania has announced its commitment to eliminating the spread of blood-borne disease from syringe reuse, thanks to the work of Safepoint Trust founder and Scientologist Marc Koska. In June 2011, Dr. Lucy Nkya, Deputy Minister for Health and Social Welfare of Tanzania, announced her country’s commitment to make un-safe injections a thing of the past.... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Sunny Yu has a Very Good Reason to be Confident and Happy

Sunny Yu Scientology helped school principal Sunny Yu of Taichung, Taiwan, find new pleasure and satisfaction in her work. In her “Meet a Scientologist” video on www.Scientology.org, school principal Sunny Yu of Taichung, Taiwan, is clearly in her element—relaxed, happy and in excellent rapport with teachers and pupils. But she viewed life very differently... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Tommy (Min-Chao) Hung

Tommy Hung Tommy Hung couldn’t shake the despair he felt from a romance that ended badly. Then Dianetics helped him understand why and freed him from the emotional burden.At 23, Tommy (Min-Chao) Hung of Kaohsiung, Taiwan, knew he should be happy—after all, he had a great career and future ahead of him. But the truth was he was miserable and he saw no way out.... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Bernard Duffy—Five Decades in Scientology

Bernard Duffy Nonagenarian Bernard Duffy can look back on more than five decades as a Scientologist. In 1956 Bernard Duffy attended a lecture that changed his life. At the end of World War II, Duffy, who had been in telecommunications in the Royal Navy, got a job in London with the phone company. From there he found a position in a private firm with offices and job... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—A Turning Point for Lisa Lindman

Lisa Garrity Lindman Many people have their own story about 9/11—what it meant to them. Lisa Lindman thought life as she knew it was over. In a way, she was right. For graphic designer and Scientologist Lisa Lindman, 9/11 2001 marked the end of an era—and the beginning of a new life. “I live in California, and what I went through that day was nothing compared with... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Tim Bowles, Idealism in Action

Tim Bowles As you read this page, untold millions on five continents are attempting to scratch out a subsistence living, many unsuccessfully, deprived of their basic human rights. A trip to Africa in 2005 changed Tim Bowles’ life. “When I arrived in Ghana, it was like coming home,” he says. “I knew I had to do something to help.” Bowles, an attorney... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Serena Zoccatelli: A Simply Happy Life

Serena Zocatelli In her “Meet a Scientologist” video on Scientology.org, Serena Zoccatelli and her family are happy, relaxed and at ease. Life wasn’t always that way. Serena Zoccatelli used to find her name ironic—she was anything but serene. “Confusion, doubts, uncertainty.” That was how Zoccatelli characterized her life—the way it used to be. But that... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Artist Robert Blehert, Batting 1,000

Robert Blehert On Sunday July 24, 2011 baseball fans at the Twins game left Target Field with a work of art—a poster by artist and Scientologist Robert Blehert. When commissioned to create a poster in honor of former Minnesota Twins’ pitcher Bert Blyleven, Seattle-based artist Robert Blehert was ecstatic. A dedicated sports fan, Blehert was on hand at Target Field... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Cheryl Duncan, Using PR and Publicity to Make a Difference

Cheryl Duncan Entertainment publicity is no ordinary profession, but then entertainment publicist and Scientologist Cheryl Duncan is no ordinary person. Her video is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. Sometimes, a sense of humor is all that keeps you sane. Cheryl Duncan, a 25-year veteran entertainment... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Joava Good Living Up to her Good Name

Joava Good Just returned to Utah after five weeks in Alabama on the Churches of Scientology Disaster Response following the April tornados, Scientologist Joava Good is a 35-year veteran Scientology Volunteer Minister who has helped put the program on the disaster response map. Pratt City, Alabama, was like a war zone. “What a tragedy this tornado brought to... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Sam Butler Brings it All Into Focus

Sam Butler Scientologist Sam Butler: his voice and vision. As a child, Sam Butler was known as the boy who was always asking "Why?" That hasn’t changed. Through Scientology, he gained answers he sought about life and the spirit. But this also opened an entirely new zone to his questioning: Why, with all the technology we can leverage today to resolve material... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Cicily Baardseth’s Successful Search for Understanding

Scientologist Cicily Baardseth Cicily Baardseth prevailed time and again against the odds, but it was not until she found Scientology that she finally made sense of it all. Her profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. Cicily Baardseth is a survivor. Born in India and placed in foster care at birth by the... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Dr. Chih-Yuan (Oliver) Hsueh Provides Spiritual and Physical Care

Oliver Dr. Chih-Yuan (Oliver) Hsueh found in Scientology the perfect complement to his medical training: a way to address the spiritual aspects of life to truly help others. Chih-Yuan (Oliver) Hsueh became a medical doctor so he could save lives. But to do so, he had to overcome a considerable challenge.    “I had to study very hard—only one... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Jule Rotenberg Welcomes New Member of her Family

Sculptor Jule Rotenberg is entering a new phase of life as a mother and loving it. Her “Meet a Scientologist” profile is featured at www.Scientology.org. Sculptor Jule Rotenberg had been looking forward to being a mother for a long time when the Los Angeles-based artist and her husband actor Jack Armstrong decided to adopt. “We were ready and... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Al Adriance, Helping People Pick Up the Pieces

The meaning of the word “devastation” was brought home once again to Al Adriance. Although a disaster relief veteran who provided help after the 2007 Greensburg, Kansas, tornado, Adriance was stunned by the destruction he saw in Joplin, Missouri, in May 2011. Al Adriance will long remember Memorial Day Weekend 2011, not for the celebrations and... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—The Practical Idealism of Merel Remmerswaal

th Always an idealist, Merel Remmerswaal found the perfect fit for herself in Scientology. Merel Remmerswaal always believed in creating a better world. Now she is focused on accomplishing her purpose through the community programs and humanitarian activities of the Church of Scientology of Amsterdam.  “My personal goal is to create an environment... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—David Scattergood, All the Good We Can Do

Scientologist David Scattergood is a fixture in the volunteer community in Seattle, Washington. Here is his story. David Scattergood is a Seattle, Washington, businessman and community leader. A Volunteer Minister of the Church of Scientology of Seattle, he helps organize disaster response whenever the need arises. He also takes an active role in coordinating... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Mary Shuttleworth, Opening the Door to Opportunity for an Entire Generation of Youth

Mary Shuttleworth Overcoming her own study difficulties through L. Ron Hubbard Study Technology, Dr. Mary Shuttleworth became an educator and touched the lives of millions of youth with her human rights education initiative. How many bright, creative children give up on their goals, frustrated with learning difficulties they simply cannot overcome? Mary Shuttleworth... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Catherine Remise: Wisdom Sought, Found and Shared

Cath Remise Catherine Remise of Paris, France, found in Scientology the wisdom she had searched for, and a personal mission and true home in the West African nation of Mali. In her pursuit of truth, Catherine Remise looked to the East.Yet a yearlong stay in India and several years traveling through every country from her native France to Japan left her disappointed.... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Anne Fewell, Giving Form to Thought

Anne Fewell Sculptor Anne Fewell has the uncanny ability to capture the essence of someone’s personality in three-dimensional bronze. A Scientologist for 51 years, she talks of how her religion bolstered her confidence and helped her tap her potential. The sculptures of Anne Fewell take on a life of their own. Fewell has been an artist since age 6 when she first... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Linda Drazkowski, Walking the Extra Mile for Human Rights

th Founder and chairman of the St. Petersburg, Florida, Human Rights Walkathon, Linda Drazkowski believes a better world is in our own hands. In 2007, Linda Drazkowski was shocked. “Like so many others, I believed slavery ended a century ago,” she says. Then she discovered that human trafficking is one of the largest criminal industries in the world... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Annalisa Tosoni: A Search for Meaning in Life Fulfilled

thumb Annalisa Tosoni of Milan, Italy, found long-sought answers through Scientology. At age 16, Annalisa Tosoni’s youth came to an abrupt end. At the center of her world was “the best dad anyone could ever have.” When he died, so did her childhood and her happiness. “I could not understand why it happened,” says Tosoni. “Nothing people told... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Julie Brinker, Doing What She Loves in Service to the Community of Nashville, Tennessee

Scientologist Julie Forney Brinker has been making a difference in people’s lives through community service for most of her life. Julie Brinker, née Forney, is carrying forward a family tradition of service. And she is having the time of her life. Now 21, Julie was only 4 when she first insisted that her mother, Ellen Maher-Forney, President of... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Cherie Ceberano, a Force to Contend With

thumb A Scientologist for more than 50 years, Cherie Ceberano is vibrant, indomitable and going strong. Cherie Ceberano is the center of a virtual world of help. A Scientologist since age 14, Cherie learned about Scientology when her parents became involved in the religion in 1959 and she and her sister Kay enrolled on a course at the Church of Scientology... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Joanie Sigal, Brings Everything She’s Got to the Stage of Life

thumb If all the world’s a stage, Joanie Sigal delivers a stellar performance in every role she plays. An actress/singer, businesswoman and community activist, Joanie Sigal puts Scientology to use in every facet of her life.Sigal was in college when she first heard about Scientology. “I was a drama major at the University of Hawaii,” she says. “I... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Tiffany Condon York Looks to the Future

Tiffany Condon York feels it was her background in Scientology that made it easy to make things work for her in life. At 28, Tiffany York née Condon is happy in her work, in her marriage—in life.  But when she was diagnosed with viral encephalitis at age 15, the odds were slim that she would live to see this happen. “I had been in a coma in... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Patience Freeman, Bringing the Gift of Opportunity to the Children of Western Africa

th Through Scientology, Patience Freeman found the key to accomplishing her purpose—to help the children of her native Ghana and all of Western Africa. Her profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org.They know her by her yellow T-shirt, her smile, and her help—Patience Freeman... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Before Dianetics, Grant Gannon’s Career in Music was out of the Question

th Panic attacks used to leave Grant Gannon helpless. Thanks to Dianetics, now they are a thing of the past. His profile is one of more than 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. Grant Gannon, 31, has been playing piano since he was 3. The music he composes for games, commercials, websites,... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—How Churlya Wurfel Created Volunteer Minister Partnerships Throughout the Pacific

Scientologist Churlya Wurfel is determined to make Scientology assist technology broadly available to those in need. Her profile is one of more than 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. A massive earthquake in the mountains of Jambi Province in Sumatra in 1993 changed the course of Churlya... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Adriana Clarizio Didn’t Want to Put Up with “The Way Things Are”

th For Adriana Clarizio, disagreeing was the first step in changing things. Her profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. There was nothing particularly wrong with her life—but for Adriana Clarizio “not too bad” was not good enough. “I was attending university and I was... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Beauty Salon Owner Loves Making People Look Good and Feel Great

th Scientologist Natasha Lin of Pingtong, Taiwan, takes pleasure in training her staff and designing exactly the right hairstyle for her customers. Her profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. “I love styling hair,” says Scientologist Natasha Lin, “designing hair styles... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—How Cindy Gainsforth Turned her Life Around

th Scientologist Cindy Gainsforth neé Chu achieved her true potential through Scientology. Her video is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. Cindy Gainsforth knew she had some problems, but she had no idea how to remedy them.    “I graduated from high school as a barely passing... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Aubrey Page Embarking on a New Chapter in Life

th With the birth of her first child, Scientologist Aubrey Page reflects on the way her own parents helped her choose a positive direction for her life. Her profile is one of more than 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available at www.Scientology.org. It is not always easy being a parent. Scientologist Aubrey Page, a new mother, well remembers how... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—The Lead Lad—Ian Clarkson

th Trumpet player, singer and bandleader of the Jive Aces, the UK's No.1 Jive and Swing Band, often referred to as the Lads from London, Ian Clarkson has been a Scientologist for nearly two decades. His video is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. A beautiful Italian girl in the front... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Scientology Helped Pedro Prado Regain the Joy in Living

th Scientology helped Pedro Prado transform a life of anxiety to one of joy, love and personal pride. His profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. Eight years ago, Pedro Prado hit a crisis in his life, and the future looked bleak. “I felt I didn’t have time for anything, and... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Cross-country Run to End Youth Violence, Drugs and Crime

th In his run across America to promote The Way to Happiness, Scientologist John Radich was bolstered all along the way by the beauty of the country and the new friends he made. Just as the sun was setting on November 23, 2010, an elated if exhausted 56-year-old man with the wiry build of a long-distance runner dashed across the Atlantic City boardwalk,... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—John Fordham of the Jive Aces Swings Successfully Through Life

th John Fordham, a founding member of the Jive Aces, the UK's No. 1 jive and swing band, has been with the group since 1989 and is still going strong. The Jive Aces video is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. “What brought the Jive Aces together was the uplifting music and our passion... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Actor Bob Caso Calmly Navigates his Way in a High-Stress Industry

th Bob Caso wasn’t always as mellow as he is today, but Scientology helped him deal with his anger and increase his understanding and care for others. His video is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. Actor Bob Caso noticed something strange about a fellow performer in Las Vegas in... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Anna Koska, Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro to Save Lives

th Some take up mountain climbing for exercise, others for sport.  Scientologist Anna Koska and three other mothers from the United Kingdom climbed the highest mountain in Africa to save lives. Her video is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. Every year, unsafe injections infect... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—The Scientology Wedding of Owen York and Tiffany Condon

th Owen York and Tiffany Condon were married in a Scientology wedding ceremony. Based on fundamental Scientology principles, applying the wedding vows can ensure a happy and successful relationship. York’s video is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. Scientologist Owen York is an... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Stephen Blows: The True Worth of an Individual is How Much He Can Help

th What is important to Scientologist Stephen Blows is to help the people of his beloved Cape Town, South Africa. His video is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. Stephen Blows became a Scientologist when he realized Scientology would enable him to fulfill his purpose—to help others.... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Kim Payne, Standing Up for Human Rights

th Kim Payne volunteers at the annual St. Petersburg Human Rights Walkathon to raise awareness of human rights abuses. Her video is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. For the fifth consecutive year, the 2011 Human Rights Walkathon in St. Petersburg, Florida, came off without a hitch,... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Being the Mother of an Amazing Child

th Magaera Fagan is many things to many people, but most important to her—she’s a mother. Her video is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. If there were a contest to find the perfect son, Magaera Fagan is sure her son Jett would win. “My son is an awesome boy,” says Fagan.... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Jive Aces’ Ken Smith Plays Second Fiddle to None—Bass Fiddle that is

th Scientology helped double bass player Ken Smith turn his theme song from “You’re Driving me Crazy” to “What a Wonderful World.” His video is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. Imagine waking up each day knowing you will be doing exactly what you love to do. Then imagine... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Jive Aces Vince Hurley Tickles the Ivory So Well, He Keeps the Whole World Laughing

th Jive Aces piano player and music director, Vince Hurley, tells what it’s like to be part of the zaniest group of jive and swing musicians this side of the English Channel. His video is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. Jive Aces Vince Hurley may not have been born at the piano,... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Blowing his Horn for Scientology

th Alex Douglas joined the Jive Aces, the UK's No.1 Jive and Swing Band, because the band makes people—including himself—feel great. His video is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. “I never expected to be working as a musician,” says Alex Douglas, the youngest member of the... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Jive Aces Peter Howell, Swinging to the Beat of a Different Drum

th The heart and soul of the rhythm of the Jive Aces, Peter Howell can’t imagine having a better life than he has today. His video is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. The mere thought of talking to someone new used to send a chill down Peter Howell’s spine. Now the drummer of... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Pino Gangi Dino: Youth is a State of Mind

th At 29, Pino Gangi Dino was a wreck, physically and spiritually. Nearly three decades later he is full of energy and drive. What caused this metamorphosis? His video is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. It is as though he is growing young, not old—that is how Pino Gangi Dino views... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Volunteer Minister Ayal Lindeman Paying Back a Debt of Honor

th Serving in Japan in the wake of the earthquake and tsunami, New Yorker and Scientology Volunteer Minister Ayal Lindeman is committed to repaying the help given New York after the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Scientology Volunteer Minister Ayal Lindeman, 54, from Rockland County, New York, is serving in Japan as part of the Scientology Disaster Response Team... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—László Király: From Frantic to Fully in Control

th László Király feels happier, more energetic and younger at 53 than he did at 39. Scientology brought back the stability, control and joy in his life. His profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at Scientology.org. There was nothing much wrong with László Király’s life by ordinary standards.... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Elisa Parrino’s Winning Attitude

th Elisa Parrino has it all—youth, beauty, compassion, intelligence and drive. Her profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. In her video on Scientology.org, filmed in the salon where Elisa Parrino is a hairstylist, she is clearly in her element. Attractive, young and energetic,... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Hope Hickman, Living Life in Style

th Hope Hickman combines a flair for fashion with a keen understanding of people to design exactly the right look for her clients.  Her profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. Hope Hickman has high expectations for success as a fashion stylist and in life. In her video on... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Albert Luyon: How a Trip to the Bookstore Can Change your Life

th A book in the self-help section of a Manila bookstore changed Albert Luyon’s whole way of thinking. That book was Dianetics: The Modern Science of Mental Health. His video is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. Albert Luyon felt there was something missing in his life. If he could... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Theodora Mashubuku with a Smile as Warm as Africa

th Theodora Mashubuku wanted to help others, but she really did not know how. She found her calling as a Scientology spiritual counselor and overcame a shortcoming that made helping others nearly impossible. Her profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. Theodora Mashubuku is an... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Scientology Opened Doors for Jean Chen

th Scientology gave Jean Chen a precious gift—the ability to help others. Her Profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. Jean Chen could not be more delighted with what she has gained through Scientology. Chen goes out of her way to help people whenever the occasion arises, because... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—David Apedo, Scientology Volunteer Minister, Providing Help to Others

th David Apedo, a confident young man in the signature yellow Scientology Volunteer Ministers T-shirt, was quiet and shy before Scientology. His profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. The 14 months David Apedo spent away from his home in Ghana on the Scientology Volunteer Ministers... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Umberto Orlandini, a Catalyst for a Positive Future

th There is no doubt about Umberto Orlandini—not a doubt that he will continue to succeed. His profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. When Umberto Orlandini first learned of Scientology in 1974, it immediately clicked. A draftsman with a good job and the drive to improve,... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Karla Jo Helms, a Portrait of a Successful PR

thumbnail Everything in Karla Jo Helms’ life was just fine—on the surface. But appearances were deceiving, she soon found out. Growing up in a high-end suburb of Houston, Texas, Karla Jo Helms lived in a “perfect” world where everything had its place and life was fine. Then she started to realize everything was not what it appeared to be, but no one... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Veterinarian Sharon McNeil is Winning in the Game of Life

th The future looks bright for Sharon McNeil—veterinary surgeon, Scientologist, wife and mother. Her profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. Veterinarian Sharon McNeil of Edinburgh, Scotland, is sure she has the perfect life. “My job is what I always wanted to do,” she... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Federica Ferrara, a Mother with a Mission

th Federica Ferrara is a wife, a daughter and a friend—and most of all, a mother.  Her profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. Federica Ferrara of Milan, Italy, believes in simple family values. “My mother is a Scientologist,” says Ferrara. “The two most important... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—A Heightened Ability to Create Beauty in Life

th Kjerstin Kartrud combines grace, compassion and determination in the creation of her own future. Her profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. A dancer in the Norwegian National Ballet until she started a company of her own, Kjerstin Kartrud, 51, now runs three ballet schools... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—David Bogema, Tapping his Full Potential

th The friend who lent David Bogema a Dianetics Book has a lot to answer for—Bogema’s happiness, for one thing. His profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. “I was in college in 1993 when I saw a Dianetics book on my friend’s bookshelf,” says David Bogema. “I loved... | Full Story >>

Dianetics: Bringing Peace of Mind in a Buddhist Monastery in Thailand

th A Buddhist monk uses Dianetics technology to bring solace and joy to those who seek help. His profile is one of 200 videos available on the Scientology website at Scientology.org. In a video on www.Scientology.org, Phra Dang, a Buddhist monk in a Thailand monastery, tells why he uses Dianetics to relieve suffering and restore peace of mind. “Things... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Superbike Legend Keith Code, Freedom at 160 mph

th A name synonymous with success and speed, racing instructor and Superbike School founder Keith Code takes pride in the champions he’s trained and the lives he’s saved from drug abuse and addiction. His profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. Having trained more than 150,000... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Responsibility Doesn’t Have to be a Burden

th Danilo Bondo Fradelo changed his viewpoint on the subject of responsibility and suddenly life became a lot more fun.  His profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. Danilo Bondo Fradelo found that moving from troubled and uncertain to winning in life took only one small step.... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Optometrist Todd Staniszewski Finds a New Way of Looking at Life

th Scientology confirmed optometrist Todd Staniszewski’s belief in the importance of honor and integrity. His profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. Todd Staniszewski had achieved his goal in life.  So why, then, was he so dissatisfied? In his “Meet a Scientologist”... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Seeking and Finding that "Something More"

th How hockey buff Jason McKinnon uses Scientology to win in the game of life.  His profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at Scientology.org. “In a hockey game, you always know where you stand,” says Jason McKinnon. But when it came to relationships—that was a game the hockey enthusiast... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—With Scientology, Winning is Par for the Course

th Scientology helped professional golf instructor Faustino Gomez Fernandez perfect his game in the game of life.  His profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. In golf, results count.  When you hire an instructor, you expect to improve your game.  That’s what... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Naz Khan: Landing on her Feet—All Over the World

th Adventure, help and love are the key to understanding Naz Khan.  Her profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. Naz Khan thrived on a childhood that took her to seven countries in as many years. Khan, 23, is the youngest child of an Ethiopian-born Indian woman from whom... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Tim Cooke, Painting with the Colors of the Rainbow Nation

th Tim Cooke may look like the typical congenial South African gentleman, but there’s more to the 69-year-old artist than first meets the eye. His profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. Tim Cooke grew up knowing there was something different about him.  To begin with,... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Learning How to Learn and Learning How to Live

th How Itzik Akilov was inspired to get the answers he had long sought in life from Scientology. His profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. “Here. Read a book,” Benjamin Akilov told his inquiring brother. In 2004, Benjamin had just started studying Scientology and was putting... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—the Music of Gali Rivlin

th To Israeli Scientologist Gali Rivlin music is not a pastime—it is a passion. Her profile is one of 200  “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. In her “Meet a Scientologist” video at Scientology.org, Gali Rivlin of Tel Aviv tells how music has shaped her life. “Art uplifts people”... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—A Question of the Right Question

th Tony Taylor learned that having the perfect job in the perfect location and being married to the perfect wife was all for the asking.  His profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org.    Sometimes asking the right question can make all the difference in the world. ... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—They Always Knew her by her Laugh

th Scientology restored Heidi Wolfaardt’s happiness and love of life. Her profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org.  In her “Meet a Scientologist” video on Scientology.org, Heidi Wolfaardt of South Africa tells how Scientology restored her belief in herself. “It gave... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—The Healing Touch of Byron Yan

th Finding happiness was a struggle for Byron Yan—until he found Scientology. His profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. The grin on Byron Yan’s face in his “Meet a Scientologist” video on www.Scientology.org makes it hard to believe he used to feel depressed. ... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Scientology Helps Norwegian Businessman Translate Ideas into Action

th Norwegian translations executive Trond Samstad turned a serious problem into a serious success. His profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org.   Scientologist Trond Samstad is intent—professionally and personally. His “Meet a Scientologist” video on www.Scientology.org... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Cosmetologist Helga Rekanati Calls it “Permanent Good Luck”

th How cosmetologist Helga Rekanati uses Scientology to work everyday miracles. Her profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. “Yes, it works, I thought to myself, but let’s see when it stops,” Helga Rekanati says of the administrative technology she began using in her cosmetology... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Scientology Makes it Easy to be Happy

th Scientology helped Norwegian Scientologist Rasmus Lossius make work and family life a pleasure.  His video is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. The calm, friendly atmosphere in his “Meet a Scientologist” video at www.Scientology.org is characteristic of the way Rasmus... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Four Generations of Danish Scientologists

thumb Mikkel Jørck is following in the tradition of his grandfather who helped bring Scientology to Denmark and his parents who are both Scientologists. His profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. Third-generation Danish Scientologist Mikkel Jørck is raising his children with Scientology... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Scientology got Matt Sharp Back into the Game

thumb Scientologist Matt Sharp has the self-confidence that comes from understanding how to deal with challenges in life. His profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. Matt Sharp always worked hard and played to win. But right after college he struck out over a problem he simply... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—What is the Value of a Single Life?

thumb Melissa Wattman lives a life of miracles—those she experienced herself and those she creates in the lives of others. Her profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. Melissa Wattman was not expected to see her ninth birthday.  Diagnosed with leukemia, she regained the will... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—British Thai Boxing Champ Making a Difference

thumb Nearly dying of alcohol and drug abuse when he was 21, Thai boxing champion Pete Dwan today helps kids lead drug-free lives.  His profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. Twenty-five years ago Pete Dwan nearly died of alcohol and drug abuse.  Now he is dedicated... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Marlene Cabenda’s Extraordinary Life

thumb Marlene Cabenda was a trusted and admired human rights lawyer and insurance executive, yet she knew something was missing—until she found Scientology.  Her profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. When Marlene Cabenda sets her mind to do something, the results are remarkable. ... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Tomer Vered, Speaking the Universal Language Fluently

To Scientologist Tomer Vered of Tel Aviv, Israel, nothing beats raising the spirits of an entire group through music.  His profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. Tel Aviv native Tomer Vered is fluent in the universal language—music.  The Israeli’s video at www.Scientology.org... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—the Beautiful Creations of Sylvia Petra Heneghan

thumb Each piece of jewelry designed by Sylvia Heneghan is an artistic expression.  Her profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. The Sylvia Petra Heneghan jewelry collection features one-of-a-kind, hand-made pieces with a European touch.  The artist uses natural stones,... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Fabrizio Lello—Singing for the Sheer Joy of It

thumb Fabrizio Lello is a natural—and his love of his audience and his craft light up the stage. But before Scientology, performing was a struggle. His profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. Fabrizio Lello doesn’t just sing—he shines. His contagious élan and love of life... | Full Story >>

Radio Interview with Jule Rotenberg - Meet a Scientologist

thumb On January 12, 2011, Meet a Scientologist Jule Rotenberg gave an interview on WQUB-FM 90.3, a NPR radio station broadcasting in Missouri, Illinois and Iowa.Mandy (Host of Gallery): Coming up next about our “All About Faith Matters” special here on Gallery tonight is a young sculptor from California who’s also a Scientologist. My guest Jule Rotenberg... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—The Sky is No Limit for Pilot Lars Najbjerg

thumb Whether piloting passenger jets, flying aerobatics competitions or taking part in military defense exercises on behalf of NATO, Lars Najbjerg doesn’t just participate, he excels.  His video is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. When assembling model airplanes at age five,... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Scientology Helped Jazz Musician Beat the Blues

thumb Life was an endless parade of panic attacks for jazz drummer Adam Foldesi. Scientology and Dianetics counseling freed him from his emotional burden and gave him back his future. His video is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. For as long as he could remember, Hungarian jazz drummer... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Putting the “Personal” Back into Computers

thumb An atypical geek, Mark Wood repairs tempers while he troubleshoots computers. His video is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. Scientologist Mark Wood manages tempers as effortlessly as he manages a company’s IT needs. A child genius who read newspapers by the time he was five... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Scientology Turned up the Voltage for Philippine Electronics Store Owner

thumb A Filipino businessman powers up his life with Dianetics and Scientology.  His video is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org.The day he found Dianetics: The Modern Science of Mental Health at a local bookstore was a turning point for businessman Nicanor Catimbang.  “From... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Gaetano Cerchiara: Championing the Rights of Others

thumb A successful real estate agent, Gaetano Cerchiara’s passion is human rights.  His video is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org.  Gaetano Cerchiara had it made—or so it seemed.  He appeared to be happy, with a good job and financial security. But he knew something... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—New Zealand Woman’s Lifelong Anxiety Vanished

thumb Scientology helped Paula McKenzie overcome anxiety, become the kind of daughter and mother she always wanted to be and create her ideal relationship. Her profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org.  A vague nervousness bothered Paula McKenzie for the first 30 years of... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Living the Creative Life—Painter Pamela Holl Hunt

thumb The paintings of Pamela Holl Hunt are an expression of love. Her video profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. The exuberant canvases of abstract expressionist Pamela Holl Hunt are a key to her personality. Born in Newcastle-on-Tyne, England, in 1945, Pam received classical... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—What’s So Unusual About Being a Hollywood Music Producer?

thumb Max McFarlane, 21, owns his own music studio in Hollywood, California, and is helping his artists sign with major labels. His video profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. There is no shortage of Hollywood music producers but not one is quite like Max McFarlane.  Breaking... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Leonard Collins—Scientology Put the Wind Back in his Sails

thumb Sailmaker and Scientologist Leonard Collins is an energetic, fun-loving Australian.  He would probably admit, at age 32, to having grown up, but will never agree to growing old.  His video profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. When Leonard Collins found Scientology,... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Mayuko Ikeda: Mother, Manager and Scientology Mission Director

thumb Mayuko Ikeda loves to help—her husband, her son, her business, and her Church.  Her video profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. Mayuko Ikeda watched her mother change before her eyes.  She had always been a hardworking woman, but suddenly she was so much more... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Man from the Hood Makes Good

thumb John Oliver was heading for disaster at a mad rate.  Substance abuse and drug addiction were destroying his life.  Scientology helped him turn his life around.  His video profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. “If I hadn’t gotten into Scientology I’d... | Full Story >>

Painter Ross Munro: Life Itself Can Be a Masterpiece

thumb Scientologist and painter Ross Munro of North Vancouver, British Columbia, is an artist to be reckoned with.  But perhaps his greatest work of art is the life he creates for himself and others.  His profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. As though he dips his brush... | Full Story >>

Dentist Kirk Youngman Gives People Something to Smile About

thumb Scientologist Kirk Youngman chose dentistry as a way to help others. Scientology has helped him broaden his sense of responsibility. His video profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. Most people would not describe a visit to the dentist as their favorite pastime—painful memories... | Full Story >>

Sandra Calkins—Starting Out Right in Life

thumb Scientologist Sandra Calkins gained invaluable experience as a personal assistant.  Her profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. In her video at www.Scientology.org, Sandra Calkins’ infectious smile lights up the screen while her values and self-determined confidence... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Canadian Pet Vet Donald Bissonnette

thumb Second-generation veterinarian Donald Bissonnette loves his four-legged patients and goes out of his way to make them feel at home in his office.  Scientology has helped him learn patience and bolstered his personal integrity. His video profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org.... | Full Story >>

Lynn Posyton Raised Four Kids and Lived to Tell the Tale

thumb Meet Lynn Posyton—born in New Jersey, living in Clearwater, Florida, married for 22 years and proud mother of four.  Her video profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. In her “Meet a Scientologist” video at www.Scientology.org, Lynn Posyton tells the secret of how... | Full Story >>

Musician Leonid Vorobyev Fulfills his Dreams

thumb Through Scientology, Leonid Vorobyev found personal and creative freedom.  His video profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. Music is Leonid Vorobyev’s life, but in 1994, living 150 miles from the Mongolian border in the Siberian town of Ulan-Ude, he had virtually abandoned... | Full Story >>

Scientology Helped Architect Jeff Jenner Build a Better Life

thumb Jeff Jenner was focused on success in his career, but he felt there was something missing in his life.  And there was. His profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. When he was 16, Jeff Jenner’s parents did something that changed his life.  “They laid down the law,”... | Full Story >>

Helping Other People: The Transformation of Heribert Nonnen

thumb Before he studied Scientology, Heribert Nonnen would never have predicted he would be helping other people—it was far too difficult to even help himself.  His profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. When Heribert Nonnen completed his education with a graduate degree... | Full Story >>

Tina Boskov Puts Family First

thumb Scientologist and Dianetics counselor Tina Boskov of Copenhagen, Denmark, credits Scientology with the harmony of her home.  Her profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. What matters most to Tina Boskov is her family. Scientology has helped her create a happy marriage... | Full Story >>

Sophie Tafreshi: Young, Enthusiastic, and Unstoppable

thumb Scientologist and fashion show production manager Sophie Tafreshi has what it takes to succeed.  Her profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. Sophie Tafreshi knows what she wants, and she is well on her way to getting it.  She is launching herself on a new career.... | Full Story >>

Firefighter Ryan Rieben

thumb When Ryan Rieben was growing up he knew what he wanted to be—a fireman.  And that’s exactly what he has done.  His profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. Nearly every boy wants to be a fireman—but only some have what it takes. In his video on www.Scientology.org,... | Full Story >>

David Tapia, Insurance Agent and Family Man

thumb Nothing makes Scientologist David Tapia happier than time with his family.  His profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. David Tapia is a husband, father of three boys, owner of an insurance agency and a Scientologist. Tapia grew up in Lakeland, Florida, and fell in love... | Full Story >>

Swedish Businessman Uses Dianetics to Help People Overcome Life’s Problems

thumb Self-confident, outgoing and certain about his future, Scientologist Ted Lundin of Stockholm, Sweden, is focused on helping others. His profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org.Businessman, Scientologist, and Dianetics spiritual counselor, Ted Lundin of Stockholm, Sweden, puts... | Full Story >>

Photographer Changed his Outlook on Life

thumb The photos of Ryan Woodley “talk.” His profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. Ryan Woodley’s philosophy of his craft is simple: Photography is communication. Through Scientology he gained the skills to excel in his profession. “I used to be quite inhibited and I didn’t... | Full Story >>

General Contractor Gilles Regnier Likes Nothing More than Helping Others

thumb Scientologist Gilles Regnier enjoys the challenge of helping people overcome their problems, anxieties and fears. A general contractor and Dianetics counselor, his profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. The sparkle in Gilles Regnier’s eyes in his “Meet a Scientologist”... | Full Story >>

Fashion Designer Cynthia Lee Found Strength and Certainty in her Religion

thumb Scientology helped fashion designer Cynthia Lee gain self-confidence and certainty. Her profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org.  In 1993, after yet another relationship ended badly, Cynthia Lee of Vancouver, BC, had to face it—there was something she didn’t understand. She... | Full Story >>

Photographer Craig Norris’s Life is the Picture of Success

thumb Scientology helped Hong Kong-based Australian photographer Craig Norris gain true spiritual wealth—a fulfilling career, ideal marriage, and personal happiness. His profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. Capitalizing on a flair for the aesthetic, a keen business sense, and... | Full Story >>

Masonry Contractor Building for the Future Through Relationships

thumb Masonry contractor and Scientologist Guy Bowman takes pride in everything he does—whether building a structure, creating a relationship or raising a family.  His profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. Working in masonry for the past 29 years, Scientologist Guy Bowman... | Full Story >>

Nicole Greenwood, Not Your Typical Hollywood Starlet

thumb Scientologist, actress and humanitarian worker Nicole Greenwood was among the first responders in Port-au-Prince after the Haiti earthquake in January 2010. Her profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. When NBC’s Kerry Sanders described actress Nicole Greenwood on the February... | Full Story >>

For Dr. Darren Schmidt, Finding Scientology was a Relief

thumb Chiropractor Darren Schmidt was certain about one thing—something had to change.  His profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. Life was no fun for Darren Schmidt.  And it was time for a change. “Starting in college, I began looking for real answers to my everyday... | Full Story >>

Artist and Mother Rikke Jørk Takes Pleasure in Creating

thumb Scientology helped Rikke Jørk of Copenhagen, Denmark, become self-confident and successful as a mother and artist. Her profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. “My whole life is different now from the way it was,” says Scientologist and artist Rikke Jørk. Introduced to the Scientology... | Full Story >>

Wade Henry—Juggler Extraordinaire Delights and Uplifts the Crowd

thumb Scientologist Wade Henry’s jovial nature and love of people inspired his unique career. His profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. Wade Henry may look like an ordinary guy, but appearances can be deceiving. True, he’s up early for a quick bite to eat and off to work like the rest... | Full Story >>

Photographer Conquers Her Fears and Achieves her Goals

thumb Forced to avoid anything that might trigger panic, Nathalie Pressac was cut off from the simplest pleasures in life. By using the technology of Dianetics and Scientology she freed herself from these limitations and has never looked back. Her profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. ... | Full Story >>

For Maria Del Bagno, Scientology Restored the Magic of Dancing

thumb Scientology brought the dancer in Maria Del Bagno back to life. Her profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. Back arched, hands poised, neck and head held just so—even the most casual observer could hardly fail to see the truth about Maria Del Bagno. But when asked, she would always... | Full Story >>

Sydney Bus Driver Takes ‘em There with a Smile

thumb Even the busiest rides are pleasant on Kerrin Munn’s bus. His profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. “I approach life with open eyes and open arms,” says Scientologist Kerrin Munn, bus driver on one of the most hectic routes in Sydney, Australia. In a video featured on the new... | Full Story >>

Scientology Helped Singer Alex Price Keep her Footing When Others Floundered

thumb Singer Alex Price says personal integrity kept her on track as a teen and accounts for her success in marriage and career. Her profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. “I really believe in speaking your mind and being true to yourself,” says singer Alex Price. Captivating... | Full Story >>

Italian Executive Makes a Success of Living

thumb Directing an international network of translators, Daniela Fava uses what she learned in Scientology to stay calm, confident and in control. Her profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. When others get rattled, Daniela Fava keeps her cool. A successful executive, Fava created and manages... | Full Story >>

Churlya Wurfel Defies Classification, but Everything She Touches Thrives

thumb A true citizen of the world, fashionista Churlya Wurfel—born and raised in a Chinese family in Indonesia, married to a German and living in Australia—reaches out to help countries throughout the Pacific Rim. There is more to Churlya Wurfel than exquisite apparel and glamorous soirées. True, she owns the Villoni Night Fashion Boutique and is famous... | Full Story >>

Kenneth W. Thomas: Nurse and Human Rights Activist

thumb Dedicated to helping, Kenneth W. Thomas is a nurse, a Scientology auditor (spiritual counselor) and advocate for the rights of children and the elderly. His profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. A registered nurse since 1977, Scientologist Kenneth W. Thomas puts people... | Full Story >>

Italian Artist Imbues his Work with Magic

thumb The paintings of Franco Farina span the real and the supernatural. Their otherworldly aesthetic evokes a universe where anything could happen. Farina’s profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. Italian painter Franco Farina believes in dreams—those he depicts in his paintings, and... | Full Story >>

For Comedian Meddy Allaf Life was Not a Laughing Matter

thumb Making it as a comedian was no joke.  But Scientology helped French standup comic Meddy Allaf succeed in the business.  His profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org.  In a video featured on the new Scientology Video Channel at www.Scientology.org, comedian Meddy Allaf reveals... | Full Story >>

Personality and Skill are the Secret Behind Young Hair Dresser’s Success

thumb Scientologist Jasmine Quaranto won’t take “no” for an answer.  Told she was “too young,” she went right ahead and opened her La Canada Flintridge, California, beauty salon. Her profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org.  “The best part of being a hairdresser is making... | Full Story >>

Under the Streets of Manhattan: Phil Hargrow, New York Subway Engineer

thumb Scientology helped Phil Hargrow, New York City subway engineer, come to terms with his grief and help others. His profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. If you are one of 5 million people who daily ride the New York City subway system, Scientologist Phil Hargrow may be... | Full Story >>

Melissa Schiliro, Hairdresser: Making People Feel Good and Look Great

thumb Exuberant and full of life, Melissa Schiliro loves working at the family hairdressing salon in Sydney, Australia, where she goes out of her way to help her clients get as much out of life as she does. Her profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org.  “People tell their hairdresser... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—West Bengal Woman Overcomes All Odds

thumb In a foreign country, unable to read or write, Kalindi Engle overcame enormous obstacles to her happiness and success. Her profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org.  “Where I grew up, girls didn’t go to school,” says Kalindi Engle. “I always wanted to study, but I couldn’t... | Full Story >>

Aspiring Actor Seeks More than Fame

thumb Actor Ryan Smale loves making people smile. His profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. When Ryan Smale was eight, he saw an entire audience break down in hysterics at a Jim Carey movie. Right then, he decided to be an actor too.  In a video featured on the new Scientology... | Full Story >>

Scientology Gave Chef Don Engle the Recipe for a Happy Life

thumb Scientology helped chef Don Engle increase his energy and improve his outlook in life.  His profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org.  Whether preparing a perfect sauce, dishing out 2,500 meals a day at the Detroit Athletic Club, or creating a fresh nuance to a classic pasta... | Full Story >>

Photographer Rob Gwilliam Sees Life through a Brighter Lens

thumb Traveling around the world, when Rob Gwilliam got to South Africa he found a new career, a new religion and a new life.  His profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org.  In a video featured on the new Scientology Video Channel at www.Scientology.org, photographer Rob Gwilliam talks... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Undefeated Women’s Basketball Coach

thumb Star basketball player and scholar-athlete in high school and college, Julia Allender has translated her talent into a stellar career, winning California Community College Athletic Association Coast Conference “Coach of the Year.”  Head coach of the undefeated women’s college basketball team, and 2010 California Community College Athletic... | Full Story >>

Cyril Bourny, Stuntman: No Hands, No Brakes and Nerves of Steel

thumb Stuntman Cyril Bourny can laugh in the face of danger, as he has gained the knowledge through Scientology to survive no matter the odds.  His profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos on the Scientology website at Scientology.org. In a video featured on the new Scientology Video Channel at Scientology.org, motorcycle stuntman Cyril... | Full Story >>

Brad Symington, Kitesurfer—Living the Life of his Dreams

not for gallery Scientologist Brad Symington has a dream job. Whether skimming the waves or soaring above them the kitesurfing virtuoso has transformed his passion into his profession.  His profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos on the Scientology website at Scientology.org In a video featured on the new Scientology Video Channel at www.Scientology.org,... | Full Story >>

Meet A Scientologist: Heike Vierheilig Overcomes Anxiety Through Scientology

Heike Vierheilig of Berlin knew something in herself sometimes prevented her own happiness and success. Through Scientology, she found and overcame her “inner enemy.” Her profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org.  In a video featured on the new Scientology Video Channel at Scientology.org,... | Full Story >>

Meet Gregor Gáll: Inspiring a Better Future through Art

Gregor Gáll’s spiritual awareness is reflected in his art. Watch his video on Scientology.org, one in a series of over 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos in which Scientologists talk about the application of Scientology to their lives. In a video featured on the new Scientology Video Channel at Scientology.org, Hungarian sculptor Gregor Gáll... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist—Adrienne Burton: Life is an Adventure

Adrienne Burton talks about the promise life holds, thanks to what she’s learned in Scientology.  Her profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. In a video featured on the new Scientology Video Channel at www.Scientology.org, Adrienne Burton shares her views on helping... | Full Story >>

David Wagner: Communication Relieves Stress in Dentistry

David Wagner, DDS, uses communication skill gained through Scientology to turn the “dreaded” dental visit into a pleasant experience for his patients. His profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org.  In a video featured on the new Scientology Video Channel at www.Scientology.org,... | Full Story >>

Aaron Kyro, Skateboarding with Self-Confidence

Aaron Kyro makes the most difficult skateboarding moves seem easy.  Greater belief in himself increased his ability in his sport. As his self-confidence and self-esteem improved through Scientology, so did his skateboarding skill. His profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org In a... | Full Story >>

Scientology Got Football Coach, Ferenc Meszaros, Back in the Game

Scientology helped football coach Ferenc Meszaros take control of his temper and his life. His profile is one of 200 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. In a video featured on the new Scientology Video Channel at www.Scientology.org, Ferenc Meszaros tells how Scientology helped him move his... | Full Story >>

Betsy Phillips: Overcoming Grief Through Scientology

Betsy Phillips overcame the grief of her mother’s death through Dianetics and Scientology. Her profile is one of 150 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. In a video featured on the new Scientology Video Channel at www.Scientology.org, Betsy Phillips’ happiness fills the screen.  There... | Full Story >>

Derek Quinn: Giving Back to Others what He Gained in Scientology

Derek Quinn has three passions—his family, his garden and helping in times of need. But that was not always the case. Watch his video on Scientology.org, one in a series of “Meet a Scientologist” videos in which Scientologists talk about the application of Scientology to their lives. In a video featured on the new Scientology Video Channel at... | Full Story >>

Make-Up Artist Gained Self-Confidence and Self-Respect through Scientology

Once too “sensitive,” Scientology helped successful make-up artist overcome depression.In a video featured on the new Scientology Video Channel at www.Scientology.org, Nadia Elias talks about how the confidence she’s gained through Scientology has changed her life and inspired others. An admittedly shy wallflower when she was 16, Nadia Elias says,... | Full Story >>

Sophii Kennard, Dancing through Life

British teen launches her life from the dance floor—part of a series of “Meet a Scientologist” videos in which Scientologists talk about the application of Scientology in their lives. Sophii Kennard, 22, started dancing when she was three.  Beginning in ballet, she soon added tap, modern and contemporary dance. In her “Meet a Scientologist”... | Full Story >>

Oscar-Winning Electronics Engineer Credits Scientology with his Career Success

British Scientologist is part of a team that revolutionized filmmaking.  Watch his “Meet a Scientologist” video on the Scientology website. One of a team of four awarded an Academy Award in 1999 for developing equipment and software that revolutionized filmmaking, Assaf Rawner is not a name you’re likely to recognize.  But from Avatar... | Full Story >>

Educator, Clare Trafford: Empowering Future Generations

gcui_scientologynews:nid_1248_caption_1 In her “Meet a Scientologist” video, Clare Trafford shares her belief that education should empower children to accomplish their dreams. Her profile is one of 150 “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org. For Clare Trafford, teaching is not just a job—it’s an investment in the future. ... | Full Story >>

Bernie Lowenstein Found the Key to Success in the Competitive Art World

gcui_scientologynews:nid_1247_caption_1 This Melbourne, Australia, art and framing gallery director loves to create exactly the right effect for his clients. Watch his “Meet a Scientologist” video on the Scientology website. A 25-year veteran of the art business, Bernie Lowenstein describes himself as a “typical Aussie renegade” who loves good food, good coffee and creating things... | Full Story >>

Paul Ceberano: Forwarding Two Family Traditions: Karate and Scientology

Paul Ceberano Paul Ceberano, an accomplished black belt in Goju Karate, develops confidence, discipline and self-reliance in his students. He speaks of his love for his pupils and his art in a video in the “Meet a Scientologist” section of the Scientology website. Paul Ceberano, Shihan (Master) of the Ceberano Martial Arts Academy in Melbourne, Australia, is... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist: Anna Koska—Mother, Illustrator, Humanitarian

Anna Koska, full-time mother, accomplished illustrator and activist in the fight against HIV/AIDS, relates how Scientology gives her tools to excel in every aspect of her life—part of a series of “Meet a Scientologist” videos available on the Scientology website. In a video filmed in her studio at home in Sussex, England, Anna Koska, who calls... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist: Sculptor Jule Rotenberg Exalting the Spirit through Art

gcui_scientologynews:nid_1244_caption_1 Artist Jule Rotenberg credits Scientology with her success. Life should be a work of art, according to Jule Rotenberg. “My goal as an artist is to imbue the cold solidity of the bronze with human spirit—to me, movement captures this energy and is my inspiration. Humanity is my subject,” says the acclaimed sculptor. Rotenberg credits Scientology... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist: Fashion Designer Fights Drug Abuse in Florida and Mexico

gcui_scientologynews:nid_1243_caption_1 In a video featured on the new Scientology Video Channel at www.Scientology.org, Julietta Gil talks about how Scientology drives her desire to help fight drug addiction through education. While glossy fashion ads in the media have been criticized for glorifying drug addiction by showcasing emaciated, hollow-eyed models, a new breed of fashion designer... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist: Putting Human Rights onto the Fast Track

gcui_scientologynews:nid_1242_caption_1 In a video featured on the new Scientology Video Channel at www.Scientology.org, Niki Lanik puts human rights first in a race to the finish line. As a self-professed “speed freak,” professional Austrian GT race driver Niki Lanik has been whipping around race tracks since he was 16. Despite his success in the rarefied, precision arena of motor sports—including... | Full Story >>

Meet A Scientologist: Ski Champ Uses Scientology Skills To Teach Daredevil Sport

LJ Jaxon, award-winning skier, has used Scientology to hone his skills and expand into entirely new areas.  His profile is one of 150 “Meet a Scientologist” videos on the Scientology website at www.scientology.org.  In a video featured on the new Scientology Video Channel at www.scientology.org, LJ Jaxon talks about the secret to great... | Full Story >>

Meet A Scientologist: Sussex inventor Saves Millions of Lives with Special Syringe

gcui_scientologynews:nid_1239_caption_1 In a video featured on the new Scientology Video Channel at www.Scientology.org, Marc Koska talks about his determination to make injection-transmission of HIV/AIDS a thing of the past.Inventor Marc Koska is a man with a mission—saving lives. In 1984, as the world was learning of a new disease called HIV/AIDS, Koska, then 23, read an article predicting... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist: PR Pro Cheryl Duncan Steps Out On Faith

gcui_scientologynews:nid_1240_caption_1 Scientology helped entertainment publicist Cheryl Duncan at turning points in her career and personal life.  Her profile is one of 150 “Meet a Scientologist” videos on the Scientology website at www.Scientology.org.In a video featured on the new Scientology Video Channel at www.Scientology.org, publicist Cheryl Duncan talks about how Scientology... | Full Story >>

Meet A Scientologist: The Lads From London

In a video featured on the new Scientology Video Channel at www.Scientology.org, the Jive Aces talk about how Scientology has enhanced their lives and music. Britain’s Number One swing band, the Jive Aces, are one of the hardest-working bands in show business today, performing more than 300 times a year in 25 countries. They have appeared on hundreds... | Full Story >>

Meet a Scientologist: Teachers—and Students— Can Enjoy Life in the Classroom

gcui_scientologynews:nid_1236_caption_1 In a video featured on the new Scientology Video Channel at www.Scientology.org, Sam Silver talks about how Scientology fuels his passion and excitement for teaching. Life and work are happy and fulfilling for Samuel Maurice Silver, a teacher in a private school in Oregon.Some 20 years ago, 18-year-old Silver was unsure of the direction for his life... | Full Story >>

Meet A Scientologist: A Fine Artist Rekindles His Creative Spark

Owen York - Painter and Scientologist In a video featured on the new Scientology Video Channel at www.Scientology.org, Owen York says Scientology helped him rekindle his creative spark. Now 32, Owen York likes to joke that he has been painting since the day he was born—he actually can’t remember a time when he wasn’t creating art. With the support of his parents, he and his twin brother... | Full Story >>