See the message a Scientologist sends to disconnect from a best friend, forever - 2015-04-20
Here at the Underground Bunker we've brought you many stories of "disconnection," the toxic Scientology policy that rips families apart. But not every order to disconnect involves the kind of family heartbreak that we saw with Sara Goldberg, for example, in Alex Gibney's film Going Clear.
When Scientology orders people to cut off ties, it can have consequences not only for families but for close friends and in unexpected ways.
Zac Hopkins (pictured) was a third-generation Scientologist. He grew up in the Los Angeles area and attended Scientology private schools until, he says, at about the age of 12, he told his parents that he demanded they put him in public school.