Inside Scientology: The truth rundown
High-ranking defectors provide an unprecedented inside look at the
Church of Scientology and its leader, David Miscavige

Jeff HawkinsJeff Hawkins

Joined Scientology: at age 21, in 1967 in L.A.
Age: 63
Left Sea Org: 2005
Career highlights: Marketing and design, created TV ad that featured exploding volcano to promote Dianetics.
Now: Single, lives in Portland, Ore. Freelances as a graphic designer.
Scientologists "say they're the experts in organizational technology. ...Well, then how come you need to have that level of threat and duress to get people to do what you want them to do?"

BY JOE CHILDS and THOMAS C. TOBIN, Times Staff Writers

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