Lean On Me

Wednesday, October 4th, 2006

Natalie's family rallies around her, Adriana and Rex have a disagreement and Evangeline and Todd discuss Cris...

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Erika Slezak

Vicki, Clint and Jessica are with Natalie. Her parents offer her breakfast, coffee, anything they can do. Jessica blurts out that none of it will help, that John's dead. Kevin and Kelly show up. They all know how she feels, have lost themselves. Natalie tells them all not to pity her, that the pain will never go away. Natalie wants John back Clint asks Natalie to let them shoulder some of the hurt. Natalie knows she has to deal with John's death, that he's gone. However, she tells her family there's something they need to know, that John planned on proposing to her. They tell her to let it out, but Natalie says she feels dead inside, that she doesn't think she'll ever feel alive again. Natalie shows them the ring that Eve gave her, further tells them about John's plans to propose.

Cris and Evangeline look at the statue in Angel's Square, thinking of John. Evangeline wants to check in with Natalie, Michael, but Cris wants her to take care of herself, to grieve John. They talk about the boxing commission. Cris says he'll get back in the ring and make this right. Vincent shows up, tells Cris his boxing career is over. However, Cris will not give up. Vincent says he needs to cut his losses, that he is dropping Cris's contract. Evangeline promises him that they'll fight this together. Back at Cris's apartment, Cris packs up his art supplies, says they remind him that he can't paint anymore. Evangeline is there for him, tells him that his life isn't over!

Todd brings Starr and Langston to school. Starr begs Todd to leave, says he's embarrassing her. Todd asks Starr if she's in trouble, that her teacher wants to see him. Starr questions her teacher as to why she called Todd. Todd is asked to speak to a class about his ordeal of almost having been put to death. Todd turns down the offer and leaves.

Vincent tells his bodyguard, Shawn, that he's giving up the fight world. Shawn says he knows Vincent feels bad for Cris. Suddenly Todd is behind them, tells Vincent he should feel bad since he's the one who set him up! Vincent denies it, but Todd tells him he overheard Ted betting against Cris, that Ted's been spending money all over town ever since Cris lost.

Layla shows up, tells Vincent that Hugh was in the accident. Todd makes terrible remarks about Hugh. Vincent warns Todd that he better shut-up about Hugh! When Layla leaves, Todd threatens Vincent to lay off of him or he'll tell Layla about what Vincent did to Cris.

In the hallway, Starr is confronted by three snotty girls, who tell Starr that she's not in middle school, that she's either in or out. Starr tells them to stick it, and tells Langston that if they want a war they'll get one. Langston notices the girls talking to some football players, tells Starr that they should go after the guys to tick the girls off. They go to the boys, who in turn invite Starr and Langston to a party!

Rex helps Adriana pack. Rex asks Adriana to change her mind, to move in with him. Adriana needs time, tells Rex that she needs to be on her own.

Next on One Life to Live: Bo and Evangeline find a picture of John, Cris approaches Vincent, Michael comforts Natalie and Blair proposes to Todd!

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