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Scientology's Global Disaster Squad

Scientology Missionaries

First Posted: 04/11/11 02:39 PM ET Updated: 06/11/11 06:12 AM ET


BANGKOK, Thailand -- After Cyclone Nargis left a trail of corpses along Burma's coast in May 2008, foreign aid workers clamored to enter the military-controlled backwater.

Despite the world's pleading, Burma's paranoid generals forbade most foreign relief workers from entering the disaster zone. A frustrated U.K. threatened unauthorized air drops. The U.S. Navy was forced to float vessels loaded with life-saving supplies offshore.

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Filed by Cara Parks  |