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About Cory Murphy

Cory Murphy is an award-winning scholar who moved away from home at the age of 20 to escape heroin addiction. After spending the first few years living on food stamps, he went back to college in his new home and traveled the world. It wasn't until he was awarded the university's highest award that he ever disclosed his past struggle with opioid addiction.

Now an engineer at a world leader in jet engine manufacturing, and with more than a decade of being drug-free under his belt, he has launched this site to continue telling the story of his recovery to give hope to the relatives of addicts and to inspire anyone battling addiction to get help.

Personal Narrative: That Time I Did Scientology, Part Four

By MurphyGlobal | February 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

A chance at dating a model My mother would later (or perhaps beforehand- I’m really not sure as I was always high) tell me that this “Purification Program” was a fancy high-end rehab that sometimes even celebrities did down in Florida. Suddenly I found myself struck with the ulterior motive of either meeting a celebrity…

Personal Narrative: That Time I Did Scientology, Part Three

By MurphyGlobal | February 13, 2017 | 0 Comments
Scientology Pittsburgh

Sudden Clarity I came back to Dr. Dan’s “office” about a week later to review my results. At the time, I believed I had taken some similar tests in elementary school when I was forced to meet with a counselor once a week as a condition of being prescribed Ritalin for ADHD. We sat down…

Personal Narrative: That Time I Did Scientology, Part Two

By MurphyGlobal | February 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Dr. Dan's House

A revolutionary “technology” It couldn’t have been more than a few days later that my mother would come talk to me and say that she’d asked around and found an alternative place for me to go. In this case, “alternative” didn’t necessarily mean a “holistic” or “natural” fix, but merely somewhere else to go to…

Personal Narrative: That Time I Did Scientology, Part One

By MurphyGlobal | January 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

Today I confess to you something I’ve never publicly talked about: my time in the Church of Scientology. Um, excuse me? Yes, there’s no easy way to explain this. There’s really no simple way either, unfortunately. Throughout the telling of my story of recovery, I’ve always had to somewhat glaze over specific rehab centers that…

Six heroin labs destroyed in Afghan crackdown

By MurphyGlobal | January 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

Officials say six heroin laboratories have been destroyed in the south of Afghanistan, a country that is not only a world leader in producing drugs, but also a leading consumer. The Ministry of Interior (MoI) said the laboratories were destroyed during a special military operation late on Saturday in Bando village in Helmand province. The ministry said 1,090kg of morphine,…

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