Posted at 11:21 AM ET, 07/28/2011

L. Ron Hubbard’s great-grandson blasts Scientology, poetically (Video)


Jamie DeWolf’s great-grandfather and the Church of Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard. (Evening Standard/Getty Images)
Scientology, the mysterious and powerful church that has its celebrity devotees and its journalist skeptics, has a new critic from within its own family. Founder L. Ron Hubbard’s great-grandson told his story on stage at the Snap Judgment radio show, a public radio show that lets people tell their personal stories. The video will be part of a new movie “Drama Momma,” from Snap Judgement.

And Jamie DeWolf has one heck of a personal story.

He begins, “Every family has a black sheep. On my mother’s side, our black sheep was a shepard that enslaved his own flock.”

It cuts deeper ever after.

DeWolf has not been silent about his disappointment in his ancestry, participating in protests and using the story as a subject in his spoken-word performances.

It’s a family history that takes your breath away:

(Via Reddit)

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