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The high school sweethearts had been dating for almost 2½ years.
"It was a stupid thing I did because I was upset and tired and it was the middle of the night and I was an immature kid," says Alpert. Alpert was arrested and charged with sending child pornography, a felony to which he pleaded no contest but was later convicted.
"We believe she was the victim and that she did nothing wrong," says Miller.
"How can I ask her to compromise her values and write this essay, when she didn't do anything?
He was sentenced to five years probation and required by Florida law to register as a sex offender.