Nathaniel Fujita Highlights Need for Teen Dating Violence Prevention

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March 11th, 2013

Emily RothmanBoston Magazine
Emily Rothman, School of Public Health

Last week’s sentencing of 20-year-old Nathaniel Fujita to life in prison without parole for the murder of his ex-girlfriend Lauren Astley is a grim conclusion to a tragic story of teen dating violence…

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“In general, teens who perpetrate violence are capable of change. I don’t know if I’d extend that to Fujita specifically,” she adds. “But we have hard evidence that [prevention] works.”

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