Rick Rodriguez was a former member, and son of the current leader, of the infamous Children of God (now known as The Family) cult. He left in 2001 and went on to write several accounts exposing the sexual and psychological abuse at work in the cult before dying in a tragic murder-suicide in 2005, shortly before his thirtieth birthday.

This video gives an account of his life inside the cult, his experiences after leaving, and the events of the night when he chose to end it all.

Update: video now removed from YouTube. However, it may be viewed online or downloaded via xfamily.org (a group for former members of the Children of God/The Family.)