Disconnection, neglect, and suicide: Scientology, it's even worse than you think - 2016-12-09
We first heard from Marie Bilheimer more than a year ago. Like so many other former members of the Church of Scientology, she wanted to communicate with us even though she wasn't ready to go public with her story.
We understood. Marie's is one of the more disturbing tales that we've heard, and we told her we'd be here when she decided she wanted our readers to hear what she'd been through.
We're hearing from a lot of people now that Leah Remini is changing the public understanding of Scientology in a big way with her A&E series, Scientology and the Aftermath. And one of the people we heard from was Marie. Emboldened by Leah's show, she's decided it's time to come forward.
And we'll just say, you should brace yourself.