How Liz Gale came to disconnect from her own mother, Scientology style - 2016-11-28
"Today I cut ties with my mother, the most dedicated Scientologist I know."
That's how Liz Gale opened an essay published last month at former Scientology spokesman Mike Rinder's website.
We found it startling for a couple of reasons. Not only for the circumstances of an ex-Scientologist disconnecting from her Scientologist mother rather than the other way around, but also because we had met Liz Gale and knew something of her family's complicated and tragic background.