Tuesday was the first time we have seen Haley Spicer in person since she was abused and her father convicted for the crime. Now, a little more than a year later, Haley Spicer is healthy and happy.She came out today to celebrate the passage of the new law she inspired.Watching four-year-old Haley Spicer now, you would never know the trauma she went through just a little over a year ago."It's been going real good, we're so happy that we've got Haley and that she made it through all this," said Haley's mother, Rose Spicer.She made her debut on a very special day, the day the governor signed the law named just for Haley."I'm very excited about that. It's great, and it's a wonderful honor for both of us. We hope that it works," said Rose Spicer.Haley's Law stiffens the penalties for child abusers. For Haley's mom, it's personal."I just hope that nobody has to go through what she did. I hope that's what it'll bring," said Rose Spicer.Now Haley is an outgoing, happy girl. She is a survivor who made it through the unthinkable."Yeah she is, she's a miracle," said Rose Spicer.Haley's father, Tommy Owens, was convicted earlier this summer of aggravated child abuse. His live-in girlfriend, Charlotte Claiborne, pleaded guilty to aggravated child neglect and no contest to child abuse.
Haley Spicer joins Governor Bredesen as he signs "Haley's Law"
Tuesday was the first time we have seen Haley Spicer in person since she was abused and her father convicted for the crime. Now, a little more than a year later, Haley Spicer is healthy and happy.