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Robert Vaughn Young

Robert Vaughn Young

Robert Vaughn Young

Robert Vaughn Young died on June 15, 2003 after a long illness.

In Memorium

Robert Vaughn Young was a good friend. A courageous educator regarding the dangers of Scientology.

On many occasions he provided vital help to FACTNet and the FACTNet team working on the Wollersheim case.

Vaughn will be dearly missed.

Lawrence Wollersheim 
Director of FACTNet

Robert Vaughn Young Writings inside FACTNet

Robert Vaughn Young Writings outside FACTNet

Life

Robert Vaughn Young's Cancer Journal Essays

 INTRODUCTION
  What these essays are about

 DIAGNOSIS
  I get the telephone call. (11/23/99)

 WRITING THIS JOURNAL
  Struggling to find the words (11/24-27/99)

 THE BIOPSY
  A comment afterwards hurt more (12/16/99)

 PRE-PROGNOSIS DAY
  Waiting for the news (12/27/99)

 SCAVENGER HUNT
That's what life is (12/27/99)

 MORTALITY & LIFE
 Finding dimension (1/28/00)

 A SMALL, FURRY PUPPY
 40 years ago (1/30/00)

 DIAGNOSIS: WHY NOT ME?
 Looking back (1/31/00)

 ANOTHER DEAD END
 Who wants a dying man? (2/2/00)

 ON SUICIDE
 A forbidden topic (2/2/00)

 THE EXPENDABILITY OF MEN)
  No one asked me (2/3/00

 IMPOTENCY Part 1/3
  Part of me as a man died (2/4/00)

 IMPOTENCY Part 2/3
  I get some hope (2/4/00)

 IMPOTENCY Part 3/3
  Meltdown and rebirth (2/4/00)

 BY ANY OTHER NAME...
  The words men fear the most (2/5/00)

 MASCULINITY & MEN
  Some myths work (2/11/00)

 SOME REFLECTIONS
  My life before diagnosis (3/5/00)

 COMPANIONS OF PCA MEN
  I had been completely blind (3/14/00)

 SCREAMING AT THE NIGHT
  I break down again (3/31/00)

 DINNER WITH MAC
  Learning to enjoy simple things (4/4/00)

 MR. HEISENBERG ARRIVES
  So much for my privacy (8/20/00)

 FROM KUBLA-ROSS TO BARNEY
  I lead a strange life. (9/4/00)

 WISDOM OF THE ELDERS
  Where is it? (9/5/00)

 "YOU DON'T DROOL, MAN!"
  Keep that sense of humor! (9/12/00)

 MOYERS & THE MAYOR
  Might as well go see the mayor (9/13/00)

 VAN GOGH & ATTITUDE
  I was facing the wrong way! (10/15/00)

On November 23, 2000, I celebrated the first anniversary of my diagnosis. These reflect my development in that second year.

 ONE YEAR & LAUGHING
  365 days ago today. . . (11/23/00)

 ANOTHER PUNCH TO THE STOMACH
 A routine examination drops me again. (12/16/00)

 THE CAT SCAN COCKTAIL
 And a reassuring release form to fill out. (12/24/00)

 I GET MY CAT SCAN RESULTS
 Expecting the worse and then. . . (12/29/00)

 THE INJECTION
 I start a clinical trial - notes at the scene (1/11/01)

 I REENLIST
 I sign up for another 16 weeks (5/5/01)

 THAT WILDER SHORE
 Intoxicated with Anatole Broyard (6/6/01)

 FEAR & PROSTATE CANCER
 Why does it so paralyze some men? (7/3/01)

 WOW, TRY THIS!
 I get some good news that floors me (8/7/01)

 REMEMBER THAT "WOW"? WELL...
 I get a new PSA, one month later and... (9/29/01)

 I GET A BONE SCAN AND GUESS WHAT?
 The good news just never stops (10/17/01)

I celebrated the second anniversary of my diagnosis on 11/23/01. These reflect my continued journey.

  MY 2ND ANNIVERSARY
  Starting year #3 (11/26/01)

  CANCER IS NOT A CANCER
  But there is a lesson from 9/11 (12/4/01)

  THE HONEYMOON IS OVER
  Back to the numbers game (1/5/02)

  I GET A NEW PSA NUMBER
  Time to talk about options (3/19/02)

  "WHY DON'T YOU TRY . . ."
  My reply to that question (3/19/02)

  A NEW BONE SCAN & A PUZZLE
  Despite the PSA, some nice news (3/20/02)

  HERE WE GO AGAIN
  I'm getting sick of this ride (4/23/02)

  HERE WE GO AGAIN: PART II
  That the stock market did as well (6/10/02)

  ONE STEP FORWARD, TWO BACK
  And into the room (6/26/02)

  PAIN, PLEASURE & PSA
  Flare takes its toll for 12 long days (7/10/02)

  BACK INTO THE ROOM: PART 2
  Everything is relative (7/24/02)

  FINALLY, SOMETHING DIFFERENT
  Man does not live by the Net alone (8/02/02)

  ON BEING HERE
  Age has nothing to do with the appreciation (8/05/02)

   REFLECTING ON HELPING OTHERS
  One size does not fit all (8/08/02)

   WAITING FOR THE PSA...AGAIN
  Worrying never does me any good. (8/20/02)

   SO I GOT MY NEW PSA
  The fun never stops (8/22/02)

   STICKS & STONES
  And schizophrenia (8/24/02)

   MORE KARMIC FUN
  At least it is summer in Ohio (9/2/02)

   YUP, I DID IT!
  And it's pretty cool! (9/6/02)

   MY NEW JUGGLING ACT
  Whoops! What time is it? (9/27/01)

   FOR SINGLE OR UNATTACHED MEN
  It can be done. (10/8/02)

   ONE SICK PUMPKIN
  I get a phone call on Halloween. (10/31/02)

   AN UNSCHEDULED TRIP TO IMAGE-LAND
  Another lesson learned. (11/5/02)

   CLIMBING EVEREST
  It is all uphill from here. (11/7/02)


I celebrated the third anniversary of my diagnosis on 11/23/02. These are part of my journal "Climbing Everest".

   STARTING YEAR #4
  If memory serves me. (11/23/02)

   LIFE IN THE PSA FAST LANE
  Are we there yet? (12/21/02)

   DEATH, GRIEF & RESPONSIBILITY
  Our mortality concerns more than us (1/9/03)

   LEARNING FROM GRIEF & LOSS
  A final gift from Jack (1/9/03)

   MY NEW PSA: I'LL DRINK TO THAT!
  I prefer scotch (2/19/03)

   "THAT I SHOULD LIVE SO LONG"
  I'm not the only one with this sense of humor (2/22/03)

   SPIRITUAL BROTHERS
  Some friends I wish I had known (2/26/03)

   I START CHEMOTHERAPY
  And learn a valuable lesson (3/8/03)

   I GET A PORT-A-CATH
  Pretty simple, to make it easier (3/14/03)

   CHEMOTHERAPY & THE CLOCK
  Time flies when you are having fun (3/19/03)

  FUNNY THING ON THE WAY TO CHEMO
  Part 1: I end up in the Vaspa Hotel (3/24/03)

   FUNNY THING ON THE WAY TO CHEMO
  Part 2: I start radiation (3/24/03)

  FUNNY THING ON THE WAY TO RADIATION
  Bingo at the Vaspa Hotel (4/5/03)

  STARBUCKS TO THE RESCUE
  Chemo, caffeine & me (4/11/03)

  TELL SOMEONE THAT YOU LOVE
  The lyrics say it better than I can (4/14/03)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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