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This memorial website was created in the memory of our loved one, Taegen Elise Mckinney who was born in New Mexico on November 11, 2005 and passed away on April 15, 2007 at the age of 17 MONTHS. 
We will remember her forever, and hope Taegens Law brings help and Justice to many families in her HONOR.

Taegen was killed by Jose Garcia, the 18 year old boyfriend of her babysitter. She was a special little princess, and all that knew her, loved her.  She was just a tiny little thing.  At 17 months and weighing less than 20 lbs, she had just learned to walk shortly before she was killed.  She kept a smile that no one could resist, and made you laugh because she was always happy.

When she was born, Taegens momma Jewel and daddy Cody were all excited they had a little princess.  The proudest of all was Taegens best friend and big brother Conner {4}.  He misses her everyday, and sees her as a butterfly, all around him everyday.  The powers of our father above. Rest in Peace baby girl, while we all rally and fight against child abuse and killers of children.  You will prove your power here on earth, as we all remember you, and keep you alive in so many hearts.

Taegen was defenseless in her killers hands. She never did anything to deserve to die at such a young age. The Jusice system shows no respect to our young defenseless children....we have to speak out and help protect them..... PLEASE GO TO THIS SIGHT:

www.ipetitions.com/petition/TAEGEN

UPDATE: JOSE GARCIA, THE MAN WHO MURDERED TAEGEN, ACCEPTED A PLEA BARGAIN FOR A LIFE SENTENCE.....IN NEW MEXICO A LIFE SENTENCE IS CONSIDERED 30 YEARS....HE WILL HAVE TO SERVE THE 30 YEARS, BUT WILL BE ELIGIBLE FOR PAROLE AT THE AGE OF 48, WITH LIFE STILL TO LIVE, WHILE TAEGEN ON THE OTHER HAND DOESNT GET TO RETURN TO US IN 30 YEARS, UNLESS WE ARE IN HEAVEN BY THEN.....ARE THE LAWS FAIR?????

**JOSE WAS GRANTED AN APPEAL MAY 2010. NEW TRIAL HAS BEEN POST PONED SEVERAL TIMES. NEW DATE IS JAN 30,2012 FOR TRIAL TO BEGIN. UPDATE:We FINALLY got our trial in April 2012 We began on her 5 yr angelversary....after 8 days of testimony and the jury diliberation we got ANOTHER GUILTY VERDICT...he was sentenced to LIFE IN PRISON AGAIN...(in NM that means he will be elidgeable for parole after serving a COMPLETE 30 yrs...I just HOPE AND PRAY this is our LAST APPEAL



I have a little Grandaugher, who means the world to me
She's living with the Angels and is as special as can be
And even though she's up there, playing in the clouds
She's still my precious Grandaughter and I am so very proud
Her picture takes pride of place on my living room wall
Ready to be admired by all who come to call
I know I can not hold her, or bounce her on my knee
But only have to close my eyes, her little face to see
I never will stop missing her and wishing she were here
But sometimes I feel, indeed I know that she is very near
So play happily little Grandaugher, you will never be forgot
I love you so and always will, though I miss you such a lot .


www.myspace.com/taegenmckinney

IF TOMORROW STARTS WITHOUT ME............ 
IF TOMORROW STARTS WITHOUT ME, AND I'M NOT HERE TO SEE.....
IF THE SUN SHOULD RISE AND FIND, YOUR EYES FILLED WITH TEARS FOR ME......... 
I WISH SO MUCH YOU WOULD'NT CRY, THE WAY YOU DID TODAY....
WHILE THINKING OF THE MANY THINGS, WE DID'NT GET TO SAY.........
I KNOW HOW MUCH YOU LOVE ME, AS MUCH AS I LOVE YOU...........
AND EACH TIME YOU THINK OF ME, I'LL KNOW YOU'LL MISS ME TOO......... BUT WHEN TOMORROW STARTS WITHOUT ME, PLEASE TRY TO UNDERSTAND....
THAT JESUS CAME AND CALLED MY NAME, AND TOOK ME BY THE HAND.........
AND SAID MY PLACE WAS READY, IN HEAVEN FAR ABOVE....
AND THAT I'D HAVE TO LEAVE BEHIND, ALL THOSE I DEARLY LOVE.......... 
SO WHEN TOMORROW STARTS WITHOUT ME, DON'T THINK WE'RE FAR APART.......
FOR EVERY TIME YOU THINK OF ME, I'M RIGHT HERE IN YOUR HEART.................

IF ANYONE HAS ANYTHING TO ADD...PICTURES, MUSIC, ABOUT HER, TIMELINE, ANYTHING PLEASE DO IT WILL BE SOMETHING WE CAN REFER TO FOR YEARS.....THANKS JAN AND JARED HAVE THE EDIT PASSWORD...THANKS


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Family Tree
Tributes and Condolences
Condolences  / Debbie Foelker (None)
Dear Taegen,   I never got to meet you and I really haven't met your Mom or Dad or any of your grandmas, but when I read about what happened to you in the paper, it broke my heart.  I just couldn't imagine how your parents and grandparent...  Continue >>
Precious Angel   / Nicole Algarra (Blue Soldiers of New Mexico )
Dear Little Taegen,I never had the pleasure of meeting you but I have met your Grandma Jan through Facebook.  She is an amazing woman and is doing so much in your honor!  God bless you and your loved ones baby girl!  You mean more than...  Continue >>
MISS YOU BABY GIRL   / Grandma Jan (grandma)
 I dont know why I keep thinking this will get easier...I know your safe, I know your with our Lord and Savior...But I still love and miss you so much. This still just isnt fair, and it just should not have happened...I better get busy love, eve...  Continue >>
Merry Heavenly Christmas Taegen   / Rhonda Craig Sehon's Mom
Little Angel   / Shena Ray (None)
Rest in Heaven little Taegen, you are in god's hands. I am so very sorry such a heartless soul took your life. You did not deserve the pain you felt before you left this world. You were a beautiful girl and it looks like you were loved by many. I hop...  Continue >>
MISSING U MORE TODAY THEN EVER  / GRANDMA JAN (GRANDMA)    Read >>
MISSING YOU EVERYDAY  / GRANDMA JAN (GRANDMA)    Read >>
~};{~Terrified Tears~};{~  / Donna Beasley (admirer)    Read >>
RIP little baby!  / CAMRYN Brewer (none)    Read >>
I feel your pain  / Cathy Lynch     Read >>
truely sorry  / Debra Ritchie (no relation found a page on youtube )    Read >>
I miss sweet baby girl  / Ashley Zelvis (old babysitting of her and her brother )    Read >>
R.I.P Angel  / Brandi Shropshire     Read >>
Miss Taegen .. Your 2nd Anniversary  / Stephanie G. (Myspace (friend) )    Read >>
Beautiful Butterfly  / T. Gaskins (friend)    Read >>
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Her legacy
MISS TAEGEN ELISE MCKINNEY  
LIL MISS TAEGY HAS SWARMED THE INTERNET IN JUST 4 SHORT MONTHS HAS RECIEVED OVER 15000 SIGNATURES ON A PETITION TO SAVE OTHER CHILDREN.........SHE HAS A PURPOSE AND IT WILL BE SEEN THROUGH TO THE END BY THOSE WHO LOVE HER........

HELP SUPPORT TAEGENS LAW........

WWW.IPETITIONS.COM/PETITION/TAEGEN

WWW.MYSPACE.COM/TAEGENMCKINNEY
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