Scientology, why are you keeping a cancer patient from seeing his only daughter?

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Scientology, why are you keeping a cancer patient from seeing his only daughter?

The letter — sent from a Scientology address — is proof, Bernie says, that Stephanie has cut herself off from him simply because the church has told her so.

In October 2014, when they learned that Bernie’s lung cancer had returned, Marc and Claire reached out to each of Stephanie’s aunts and uncles and asked for their assistance, telling them that Bernie had been told he had three to six months to live. Doctors had told him he wouldn’t live to see that Christmas. Stephanie’s mother, Trudy Hensley, responded by telling her brother that neither she or Stephanie would ever speak to Bernie again.

Despite that, Bernie continues to hold out hope that Stephanie will eventually change her mind, and he maintains a website, asking her to contact him.

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Bernie Headley • 10 hours ago

Thank you, Tony, For getting this story out to a larger audience. I will never give up hope that Stephanie will wake up and make that call just like Marc did. It may take a miracle, but I believe in miracles.
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Sunny • 13 hours ago

Stephanie, you cannot, and will not be able to turn back time.
Let me tell you a story.
When I left Scn, my brother and I had not talked. I did not know where he stood regarding Scn. And because I was declared, I assumed he would be disconnected. At first I did not try to contact him, because I did not want to cause him and his family any trouble. I did not want to put him in a position where he would have to chose sides.
Later that first year I was out, I received a phone call from another relative, telling me that my nephew only had days to live (he had been battling a rare cancer for over 4 years of his short... too short life). The emptiness I felt that day, that week, that month, that year. I felt so helpless. It was not the time to barge in on my brother. I wanted so badly to be there with them through that. But the Scn disconnection was already in place. And I was not there for the final days of my nephews life.
Six months after that, we had a family reunion. I asked my never-in family not to mention that I would be there. They kept their word on that.
I showed up, and my brother was there, with his family.
I had no idea what would happen.
I was one of the lucky ones.
My brothers wife, without a word, walked over to me and handed me their newborn daughter to hold.
I was shocked. No words. Complete trust, that I was not expecting.
We spent the next two days catching up on everything. Now we are very close.
Stephanie, how about showing up at your dads house? No words needed.
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Type4_PTS

Diamond Invictus SP
Hopefully some other media picks up on this story. The negative PR this would generate for the "church" would put more pressure on them to allow a visit.
 
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