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How Scientology can make a tragedy worse, and then even worse again

[Ginger before the shooting, left, with her friend Penny Thomas]

Ginger Sugerman is preparing for her sixth surgery to repair damage to her face and needs much more dental work. One of her vocal cords has been paralyzed. But despite that, we had a phone conversation with her a few days []


Ginger Sugerman is facing enormous challenges — and here’s how you can help

[Ginger Sugerman, left, and her longtime friend Penny Thomas]

Ginger Sugerman will be making multiple trips in the coming days to her local hospital — which is nearly two hours away by car. She lives in Sylvania, Georgia, a rural spot in the road about halfway between Augusta and Savannah. []