Former Sun Herald reporter Greg Lacour pauses during a visit Gulfport this week, where he saw the changes in the city he once covered.
Former Sun Herald reporter Greg Lacour pauses during a visit Gulfport this week, where he saw the changes in the city he once covered. John Fitzhugh jcfitzhugh@sunherald.com
Former Sun Herald reporter Greg Lacour pauses during a visit Gulfport this week, where he saw the changes in the city he once covered. John Fitzhugh jcfitzhugh@sunherald.com

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