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And it's something that nourishes me everyday." Lauren was 12 when she got the lead in a local theatre production of "Annie." "... "And at that point, he just looked really angry and walked over and sort of punched his fist into one of the poles that was holding the tent up," said Hannah. collapsed and people trying to hold it up," Chloe added. It was a big scene." The scene ended when Nathaniel was asked to leave.
she just has a lovely voice and it was just growing stronger and stronger," said Astley. "Yeah, we went to help rebuild after Hurricane Katrina," she replied. And Lauren began dating fellow classmate Nathaniel Fujita. "So people actually had to rush over and -" Smith asked. "He had to be picked up and -- and I think feeling like the world was -- against him at that point," said Astley.
Lauren had just turned 18 -- a bright, musically gifted girl with her whole life in front of her. "We been playing sports together since maybe elementary school," said D. "And, she was sort of just, like, 'Get away from me.' Like, 'get away from me, Nate.'" "...
Abusive teens may also exert their control by preventing their partners from using technology, experts say.
About 10 percent of teens interviewed say a romantic partner stopped them from using a computer or cell phone.
Astley had done what no father should ever have to do: identify the body of his first and only child. J Henderson, and Connor Murphy have been friends with Nathaniel almost their whole lives. "And at one point, I remember looking over and seeing Nate sort of going up to her and saying, you know, 'Talk to me.' You know -- sort of normal drunk guy, like, 'blah, blah, blah, blah, blah,'" Hannah said.
"And then in the morning," Genevieve said with a long pause, "they found her." Just after daybreak, Lauren's body was discovered in a marsh. "I was hoping up until the last moment that it was not her, even when we went to the Medical Examiner's office," Lauren's father, Malcolm Astley told "48 Hours" correspondent Tracy Smith. But Nathaniel saw the breakup in an entirely different light. "Lauren didn't want to talk to Nate at the graduation party," said Chloe.