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Faith Jones is the granddaughter of David Berg, the founder of the Children of God cult. Jones lived as a member of the group until she was 23. Mariusz Jeglinski/HarperCollins hide caption

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'Sex Cult Nun' says discovering self-ownership helped her break free from The Family

Faith Jones' grandfather founded the Children of God cult. She was taught sex was a service to God and that women should freely "share" their bodies, regardless of whether they wanted to or not.

Faith Jones is the granddaughter of David Berg, the founder of the Children of God cult. Jones lived as a member of the group until she was 23. Mariusz Jeglinski/HarperCollins hide caption

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'Sex Cult Nun' says discovering self-ownership helped her break free from The Family

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