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Program for prisoners draws fire over Scientology

Title: Program for prisoners draws fire over Scientology
Date: Friday, 19 January 2007
Publisher: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Author: Lauren Etter
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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Last November, in a cedar sauna cranked up to 160 degrees, a crowd of sweaty men read books and chatted amid mariachi music. They emerged to nibble from a tray of raw vegetables or take shots of olive oil. This is not a spa. This is Second Chance, one of the country's most unusual alternatives to the nation's prison systems. Founded by a Scientologist and former real-estate developer – and funded partly by federal tax dollars – Second ... [Read the rest at]