Hideo Higashibaba

Growing Up Moonie

Hideo Higashibaba left the cult he was born into when he was 22 years old. The Unification Church, also known as the Moonies, was founded in Korea by a man named Sun Myung Moon who proclaimed he was the Second Coming of Christ. In Growing Up Moonie, Hideo asks people he grew up with what their childhoods were like and shares his struggle to make sense of his weird sheltered youth and the person he grew up to be. Edited and co-produced by Quinn Myers.

Hideo Higashibaba left the cult he was born into when he was 22 years old. The Unification Church, also known as the Moonies, was founded in Korea by a man named Sun Myung Moon who proclaimed he was the Second Coming of Christ. In Growing Up Moonie, Hideo asks people he grew up with what their childhoods were like and shares his struggle to make sense of his weird sheltered youth and the person he grew up to be. Edited and co-produced by Quinn Myers.

Episodes: 8

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Episode 7: Hideo

Duration: 29 min

Episode 6: Katie

Duration: 26 min

Episode 5: Ritual in the Unification Church

Duration: 15 min

Episode 4: Teruko

Duration: 29 min

Episode 2: Jenn

Duration: 26 min

Episode 1: Have You Heard of the Moonies?

Duration: 10 min

Growing Up Moonie Trailer

Duration: 2 min

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