9/11 Tribute Painting

Renowned watercolorist and Scientologist Pomm Hepner was featured on NCB in Los Angeles on September 11.   She was interviewed about her painting called The Story of Unspoken Courage. Her website, http://pommfineart.com, tells of the significance of the painting: “In 2001, Pomm traveled to New York City a week after the September 11 tragedy to assist with the relief efforts and painted a huge, three-panel mural of the American flag. Pomm was inspired by this experience in New York. … [Read more...]

My 9/11 Story

There is something I can always get into a colorful discussion with, with just about anyone — especially other Scientologists, which is the curious question of, “Where were you on September 11th, 2001?” Now that it’s 10 years after these disasters happened in DC and New York, I figured I’d revisit this. Unfortunately for those who were there, it’s generally known to the world as “the day the Twin Towers went down”.  The Pentagon is generally a totally forgotten piece to the … [Read more...]

My Thoughts on 9/11

I grew up in New York and left home before the World Trade Center was built.  It was not as much a part of my life and heritage as, say, the Empire State Building or the Chrysler Building, or Times Square. But the thought that this could happen here was so bizarre, so surreal, I felt I was in a parallel universe when I saw that huge jetliner fly into the building. My first thought was – Oh my God!  How could a jet be flying so low?  It never even occurred to me it was an act of … [Read more...]

Volunteer Minister–Paying Back a Debt of Honor

New Yorker and Scientology Volunteer Minister Ayal Lindeman is committed to repaying the help given New York after the 9/11 terrorist attacks.  Shown here in Japan in the wake of the April 2011 tsunami. Scientology Volunteer Minister Ayal Lindeman, 54, from Rockland County, New York, is serving in Japan as part of the Scientology Disaster Response Team to help the country deal with the devastating effects of the March 11, 2011, earthquake and tsunami. “The world came to New York after … [Read more...]


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