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Jun 18, 2004 Tom Cruise opens rescue workers detox clinic — Illustrated News
Tom Cruise, the well-known actor, has consistently pledged his support to the many rescue workers who are suffering the effects of the toxic assault on the nervous system, and lungs associated with the cleanup of Ground Zero as a result of the aftermath of the terrorist attack on September 11 on the World Trade Center. Cruise, working with many of the doctors involved in the project, and along with firefigher Joe Higgins, opened a facility in New York that utilizes one ...
Jun 10, 2004 Cruise opens 2nd Scientology detox center — People magazine
Stephen M. Silverman
Tom Cruise inaugurated a Scientology-based detoxification program on Long Island, N.Y., on Wednesday aimed at treating rescue workers exposed to caustic materials after 9/11, according to published reports. "It's been almost three years since the attacks, and thousands are still suffering," Cruise, who co-founded the New York Rescue Workers Detoxification Project, is quoted as saying by Britain's BBC and France's Agence France-Presse. "That's unacceptable to me, to these heroes, and to their families." The center is the second to be sponsored ...
Apr 15, 2004 Cruise charity aids WTC workers — CBS News
(CBS/AP) An organization co-founded by actor Tom Cruise has raised $1.2 million to expand a treatment program for rescue workers exposed to potentially hazardous materials after the collapse of the World Trade Center. The New York Rescue Workers Detoxification Project said it has treated more than 200 workers who say they were suffering effects from breathing the air filled with smoke, dust and debris after the Sept. 11, 2001, destruction of the trade center. The money raised by Cruise and others ...
Apr 13, 2004 Actor Cruise backs terror detox — BBC News
Hollywood star Tom Cruise helped raise $1.2m (£657,000) to provide treatment for firefighters exposed to toxic gases during the 11 September attacks.
The detox regime was designed by Ron L Hubbard, founder of the Church of Scientology, to which Cruise belongs.
"I worried about those who had survived and been exposed," said the actor at a recent fundraising dinner.
"(I) knew immediately that not only would people be getting ill... but that it would be sooner rather than later."
Alternative treatment ...
Apr 13, 2004 Cruise raises millions to detox rescue workers — Australia Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) News
Australia Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) News
US movie star Tom Cruise has helped raise $US1.2 million to treat emergency workers exposed to toxic materials following the September 11 terrorist strikes in New York. Cruise, 41, pitched in to help raise cash for the alternative treatment for rescuers suffering debilitating effects from toxic exposure in the recovery and clean-up effort following the 2001 attacks in New York. The heart-throb actor, who is a keen member of the Church of Scientology, backed the drive to provide a detox regimen ... Jan 21, 2004 Psychiatrists think Cruise should have head examined — MSNBC
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