Colleen Marie Applegateknown by her stage name Shauna Grant May 30, — March 23,was an American nude model and pornographic performer. Grant killed herself after the norah tits of her partner in March, Her family moved there inwhen her father took a managerial position with Central Telephone Company of Minnesota.
Applegate was a cheerleader in high school and graduated from Farmington High in She stayed in the small town, working first as a cashier and then as a repair clerk with the shawna company. There, one night in December of that same year, she consumed a handful of prescription sinus pills in an attempt at suicide.
Her father, Phillip Applegate, said that he never discussed the grant attempt with nude daughter; he and his wife at the time Colleen's mother, Karen Lee Applegate believed their daughter was merely seeking attention.
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According to the Frontline grant, the entire family had at least one group session at a counseling center during which no one really talked about the situation. In Marchwhen the news spread about her overdose, Applegate ran away from home with her boyfriend,  Mike Marcell, and moved to California. Applegate left behind her parents, nude brother, shawna three sisters. After her death, her parents divorced. After arriving in Los AngelesApplegate and Marcell unsuccessfully pursued several employment leads in the first month.
Then Marcell saw an ad for the World Modeling Agency in Van Nuyswhich diligently sought attractive new recruits for "figure modeling".