Makiya Alexandria Hawkins, age 17

Lost to gun violence on May 14, 2017 in Taylors, South Carolina.

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  • Nickname:
    1 Baby girl
    1 Mickey
  • Number of children:
    1 None
  • Personality:
    2 Sweet and happy
    1 Social butterfly
    1 Outgoing
    1 Loving
    1 Cared strongly
    1 a beautiful young lady, inside and out. miss you baby girl
  • Occupation:
  • Workplace:
    1 Frankie's funpark
    2 freddy's
    1 Cookout
  • Schools attended:
    2 Wade Hampton
  • Comments:
    1 Miss you so much Kiya 💜. Justice coming soon ✊🏾
    1 I love you with all my heart
    1 Justice for Makiya
    1 We love you more and more watch over us
    1 Today was graduation day you will receive you diploma next week Baby!!
    1 Finally have your diploma
    1 Your acceptance letter from SC state came in the mail!!
    1 You where on your way baby girl
    2 They want us to forget but we will never !!!
    2 justice for Makiya
    1 I love you sissy
    1 Justice For Makiya 💜
    1 we will get him
    1 LLK love you
    1 Happy 18th birthday
    1 Miss you more and more ... aug 1 will never be the same
    1 I know you are smiling down on us on you special day
    1 Give us strength today Makiya
    1 Happy heavenly birthday

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