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June 22, 1987 | LOIS TIMNICK, Times Staff Writer
Near this rural town, 100 miles from the home of the controversial Rajneeshees until their commune's collapse 18 months ago, a group of black families from Watts have pitched their tents and begun a communal life of farm labor and strenuous physical workouts. To members of the Ecclesia Athletic Assn., who have given up control of their lives to the man they call "The Coach"--former basketball player Eldridge Broussard Jr.
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June 29, 1987 | From United Press International
Eldridge Broussard Jr., the founder of a Los Angeles-based athletic group, met privately Sunday for the first time with neighbors of his Oregon property, telling them he will withdraw an application to house up to 100 people on the land. Neighbor Jack Strand said about 20 residents of this area, 40 miles east of Portland, met at his house with Broussard and three other representatives of the Ecclesia Athletic Assn.
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June 29, 1987 | From United Press International
Eldridge Broussard Jr., the founder of a Los Angeles-based athletic group, met privately Sunday for the first time with neighbors of his Oregon property, telling them he will withdraw an application to house up to 100 people on the land. Neighbor Jack Strand said about 20 residents of this area, 40 miles east of Portland, met at his house with Broussard and three other representatives of the Ecclesia Athletic Assn.
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June 22, 1987 | LOIS TIMNICK, Times Staff Writer
Near this rural town, 100 miles from the home of the controversial Rajneeshees until their commune's collapse 18 months ago, a group of black families from Watts have pitched their tents and begun a communal life of farm labor and strenuous physical workouts. To members of the Ecclesia Athletic Assn., who have given up control of their lives to the man they call "The Coach"--former basketball player Eldridge Broussard Jr.
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July 19, 1987 | United Press International
A controversial athletic group founded in Los Angeles says it will establish a training center in the Free Zone of Equatorial Guinea in hopes of hosting the 2000 Olympic Games on the African continent. Ecclesia Athletic Assn. spokeswoman Carolyn Van Brunt said Emmett Cash, president of Eaton House Industries, awarded the group land in the Free Zone on which they will build a training center for would-be Olympic competitors.
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