'Growing Up in Scientology' project launches with a new tale about John Travolta - 2015-07-08

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F347.png 'Growing Up in Scientology' project launches with a new tale about John Travolta July 8, 2015, Tony Ortega, Underground Bunker

(Credit: John Russo) In April, we announced a new project by Aaron Smith-Levin and Nick Lister. The two former Church of Scientology members were planning a YouTube channel that would feature the stories they felt were left out of Alex Gibney's movie Going Clear — the stories of young people who had grown up in the church.

Smith-Levin and Lister had each featured prominently in stories about families being ripped apart by Scientology's "disconnection" policy. But they said they wanted to talk with other young Scientologists to get the full story about what it's like to grow up in the organization.

Now, they have the first video to show at their new channel, which they call "Growing Up in Scientology." It's a short portion from Aaron's interview of Nick, and it features a fun and disturbing anecdote about John Travolta looking for a chiropractic adjustment at 2 in the morning...


{{cite news | author = Tony Ortega | title = 'Growing Up in Scientology' project launches with a new tale about John Travolta | url = https://tonyortega.org/2015/07/08/growing-up-in-scientology-project-launches-with-a-new-tale-about-john-travolta/ | work = Underground Bunker | date = July 8, 2015 | accessdate = August 21, 2017 }}