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Expensive trip to spirituality [first of a series]

Title: Expensive trip to spirituality [first of a series]
Date: Sunday, 3 March 1974
Publisher: St. Louis Post-Dispatch (Missouri)
Authors: James E. Adams, Elaine Viets
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The Church of Scientology of Missouri, a branch of a controversial organization promising total spiritual freedom for all followers, opened in 1969 with a six member staff at a small Brentwood office. Today, the church has a staff of 150 and is in the process of moving from rented, two-story quarters at 4225 Lindell Boulevard to an even larger building of its own at 3730 Lindell. For fees that can total $5700, the staff conducts personal enlightenment and improvement courses for ... [Read the rest at]