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Mary Sue Hubbard
Mary Sue Hubbard (born Mary Sue Whipp) (17 June 1931–25 November 2002 [1]) was the third wife of American pulp fiction author and Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard. She was involved in the incorporation of the first Church of Scientology in December 1953 in New Jersey together with her husband and John Galusha. Mary Sue Hubbard was often regarded as the "first lady" of Scientology. Mary Sue and Ron were married from March 1952 to his death on January 24, 1986, and had four children. Whipp was born in Rockdale, Texas but raised in Houston, graduating with a BA from University of Texas. She gave up a potential career in petroleum research to study Dianetics, receiving her Hubbard Dianetic Auditors Certificate in Wichita, Kansas in 1951. She became a staff auditor and a research auditor. After she married Ron, she accompanied her husband to Phoenix, Arizona where they established the first organisation. She controlled the office of L.Ron Hubbard at 1405 North Central Avenue where the Hubbard Association of Scientologists was born. During a power struggle within the group, Mary Sue became ill and her husband took her to the UK. While he was there several dianetic groups asked him to form an organization and they proceeded to do so. Shortly afterwards, the Hubbards' first child, Diana, was born.

I am not afraid as I descend,
step by step, leaving behind the salt wind
blowing up the co... [read poem]
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