Hatchery technician Bradley DeLeon feeds algae to oyster spat at the Aqua Green oyster aquaculture facility near Perkinston.
Hatchery technician Bradley DeLeon feeds algae to oyster spat at the Aqua Green oyster aquaculture facility near Perkinston. John Fitzhugh jcfitzhugh@sunherald.com
Hatchery technician Bradley DeLeon feeds algae to oyster spat at the Aqua Green oyster aquaculture facility near Perkinston. John Fitzhugh jcfitzhugh@sunherald.com

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    Sophia Myers died Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, less than a month from her eighth birthday. She had been diagnosed in February with DIPG, a rare form of brain cancer. Sophia captured the hearts of people across South Mississippi and the country as she bravely fought against the fatal disease while her parents, Angel and Josh Myers, did all they could to make her final days happy and comfortable.