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“We were there” is a site dedicated to record the experiences of the first generation on the front line and attending True Parents. This site is a repository of stories and photos and is a gift to the second generation and all future generations. We encourage all brothers and sisters to share your own special stories, testimonies, or memories with the world so these treasures won’t be lost. Please send in your written, audio, or video stories and photos. In the menu above, click on Share your story page to share your testimony or email it to email@example.com.
* All submissions will be reviewed by “We were there” administrators before showing on the site. Some submissions of photos will display people no longer associated with the movement. We apologize, not wanting to offend anyone and will remove photos when appropriate. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Some of the sources for photos and stories have been gathered from other Church related sites. If you object to your photos or stories included in this web site please let us know.
Here are the most recent posts. To enjoy more stories and photos, view the different pages through the menu on the top of the page.
by Sam Harley February 17, 2018 When I first joined, holy days were a welcome relief from the lonely front line battlegrounds. It was such a joy to be with brothers and sisters from all over the world, together as a family with our True Parents. God’s Day was the only...read more
by Sam Harley February 4, 2018 40 years ago today, I was standing on a streetcorner in LA, wondering why I couldn't move my feet, when a guy in a 3 piece suit walked up to me and asked if I was traveling. I said "Yes, I'm hitchhiking up north to find a spiritual...read more
by Sam Harley February 2, 2018 Indemnity is a word that is familiar to most of us old Moonies, ahem scuse me, Unificationists. Usually it means something like paying sincerely to make up for past sins or failings, whether it's our own, our ancestors' or just...read more
We made an introductory video for our local “We were there” chapter in Los Angeles. Several members have shared their deep experiences in the movement.
In the video are Jose Fragosa, Caroline Cecile, Robert Brown, Hil Llanto, Susana Ginze and Sam Harley.