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Hill left the secretive group in 2005. Her book, “Beyond Belief: My Secret Life Inside Scientology And My Harrowing Escape” will hit stores on February 5.
In her book, Hill describes what it was like to grow up in Sea Org. Sea Org is the “elite branch” of Scientology. People Magazine published the first extract of the book.
Jenna Miscavige Hill’s parents are Ron and Blythe Miscavige. When she was only seven years old, Hill was sent to The Ranch.
The Ranch is the boarding school for Scientology executives and it’s where Hill signed a Scientology billion year contract. In an excerpt from the book Jenna wrote, “I tried to write my name in my best cursive, the way I’d been learning.”
“I had goose bumps. Just like that, I committed my soul to a billion years of servitude to the Church of Scientology."
Sea Org., Hill says, was like the Navy. The members were always dressed in uniform.
Hill wrote, “Married members [of Sea Org.] couldn’t have kids; those who already did sent them to be raised communally.”
Jenna Hill went on to explain that even as a child the organization required her to work 14 hours a day, seven days a week. The kids were only given one hour in a day to visit with their families.
Hill wrote, “I was too young to understand that seeing your parents only one hour a day was highly unusual.”
More and more “tell-all” books are being released about the Church of Scientology. The mysterious and secretive Church is taking blow after blow to their authenticity as a religion.
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