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Jordana Brewster remembers 'Furious 7' co-star Paul Walker: 'I'm constantly reminded that he is not here'

More than a year after Paul Walker's death, his "Furious 7" co-stars are still reeling from the tragedy.

He was the most amazing person, and I’m constantly reminded that he is not here," Jordana Brewster, who plays his love interest in the franchise, told Bella New York. "It’s very strange and so completely wrong.”

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Paul Walker stars as Brian O'Conner and Jordana Brewster stars as Mia Toretto in Universal Pictures' "Fast & Furious" (2009).

Brewster, 34, opened up about her memories of the late actor in a new cover story for the magazine. She added that the close-knit cast have been helping one another cope with the loss.

“We’ve been a family since 1999 and are fortunate to have one another; it’s what is getting us through this,” she said.

John Russo / BELLA New York
The cover of the May/June 2015 beauty issue of BELLA New York shot by celebrity photographer, John Russo, features a revealing look at the 'Furious 7' and Brazilian-American bombshell, Jordana Brewster. Jordana discusses growing up in Brazil, her move to New York City, and her very first television role on the daytime drama, “All My Children.” The Yale University graduate discusses the importance of a college degree for herself. “I wanted longevity in this business and a career that was slow and steady,” she says. “What I didn’t want was to be a flash in the pan.” From Fast and the Furious to being a mom, Jordana shares her intimate details within the upcoming issue of BELLA New York available for pre-order now via www.BellaNYC.com and will be on newsstands starting May 1, 2015.

Brewster says these days, she's also focused on caring for her 16-month-old son, Julian.

“I always feel guilty not being with my son,” she said. “I won’t go longer than two nights being away from him.”

John Russo / BELLA New York
The cover of the May/June 2015 beauty issue of BELLA New York shot by celebrity photographer, John Russo, features a revealing look at the 'Furious 7' and Brazilian-American bombshell, Jordana Brewster. Jordana discusses growing up in Brazil, her move to New York City, and her very first television role on the daytime drama, “All My Children.” The Yale University graduate discusses the importance of a college degree for herself. “I wanted longevity in this business and a career that was slow and steady,” she says. “What I didn’t want was to be a flash in the pan.” From Fast and the Furious to being a mom, Jordana shares her intimate details within the upcoming issue of BELLA New York available for pre-order now via www.BellaNYC.com and will be on newsstands starting May 1, 2015.

While promoting "Furious 7," which opens Friday, Walker's other cast mates have spoken out about missing the actor, who died in November 2013 in a car crash while on hiatus from filming the movie.

"I couldn't wait to talk about [the movie] because it's an opportunity to talk about Paul," Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson told TODAY last week. "I miss him, I love him. ... It was an opportunity for us to try and find a balance between entertaining the audience but also paying a respectful tribute to him."

And Vin Diesel, who named his newborn daughter Pauline after Walker, told TODAY, "[Walker] went into fatherhood a lot earlier than I did. He took on that role of kind of being the guide into fatherhood for me. It's kind of beautiful."

The May/June issue of Bella New York hits newsstands May 1.

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