Local Scientologists Close Ranks, Leaving Mother on the Outside


Meshell Little, former Scientologist and grieving mother.
  • Meshell Little, former Scientologist and grieving mother.
Tony Ortega, editor-in-chief at our sister paper the Village Voice, has written extensively about Scientology for sixteen years. His latest look at the group's inner workings takes place here in St. Louis, and involves a long-time Scientologist leaving the fold, driving a wedge between her and her youngest son.

Meshell Little, the woman at the center of the story, runs this heart-breaking blog dedicated to her son. This is her only way to communicate with him and it's a tough read, regardless of your personal religious beliefs.

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