18-Year-Old Fights to Become Legal Guardian for Her Two Siblings After Both Parents Died

February 2015
People.com;2/6/2015, pN.PAG
"All I want to do is sit around the dining room table with Meagan and Spencer and talk about our day," MacKenzie Jackson tells PEOPLE


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