Tom Cruise - Scientology
Here's another story about Tom Cruise:
Scientology Helped Me
"New York, July 11--(AP) Tom Cruise said he learned to overcome his learning disability through Scientology.
"When I was about 7, I had been labeled dyslexic," he told People magazine for its July 21 issue. "I'd try to concentrate on what I was reading, then I'd get to the end of the page and have very little memory of anything I'd read. I would go blank, feel anxious, nervous, bored, frustrated, dumb." After "Top Gun" came out in 1986, Cruise became a Scientologist and discovered the ``Study Technology
'' the religion's founder, L. Ron Hubbard
, developed in the 1960s. "I realized I could absolutely learn anything that I wanted to learn," Cruise said. Now the 41-year-old actor is a founding board member of the Hollywood Education and Literacy Project
, a nonprofit group that uses Hubbard's
teaching techniques in a secular setting."
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