All of them, those in power, and those who want the power, would pamper us, if we agreed to overlook their crookedness by wilfully restricting our activities.
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Part 8: Telling My Parents
I called my [addendum 97: adoptive] parents and sadly told my father what had happened [addendum 97: that I was going to be indicted unless I admitted to sending bomb threats I hadn't sent] and what the government wanted me to do. [Addendum 97: Say I sent them i.e., cop a plea.]
Dad assured me that any financial or emotional support he would give me was completely independent of whether or not I had done it. "But just out of curiosity," he asked, "did you do it?"
I said, "Dad, I've lied to you about a few things in the past, like what time I really came home some nights. But this is important so I wouldn't lie to you about it. I didn't do it."
Dad then said, "Mom and I wouldn't want you to perjure yourself before a Grand Jury and admit to a crime you didn't do to save us money. And if we have to sell the house to defend you, we'll do it." I started to cry, Dad was holding back tears, and Paula Tyler who was there by the phone cried also.
To digress for a moment, shortly thereafter I came across a picture in a Scientology publication of a girl who looked very much like Paula [addendum 97: Tyler, a "friend" who turned out to be a Scientologist, who introduced me to Jerry Levin, who also turned out to be a Scientologist.]
When I confronted her with it, however, she was extremely convincing and composed, angry that any Scientologist might look like her. A few weeks later, she received a telegram that her parents had been in a car crash in Europe, and she disappeared forever. [97-1]
[Addendum 97: Four years later, when I was working with the FBI on this frame-up/Operation Freakout/Snow White investigation, I was shown a surreptitiously taken photo of Paula taken at a recent Scientology gathering.]
[Addendum 97: Three paragraphs from the 1982 diary cut. Incidentally, at a later date I plan to post the whole diary without any cuts.]