Rita Miller with her daughter, Olivia, 2, in Lighthouse Park, where I met them while working on a story about angel statues anonymously placed around the park. Olivia will never know her older sister, Ma'Leah Grace, who was murdered in August 2013.
Rita Miller with her daughter, Olivia, 2, in Lighthouse Park, where I met them while working on a story about angel statues anonymously placed around the park. Olivia will never know her older sister, Ma'Leah Grace, who was murdered in August 2013. Anita Lee calee@sunherald.com
Rita Miller with her daughter, Olivia, 2, in Lighthouse Park, where I met them while working on a story about angel statues anonymously placed around the park. Olivia will never know her older sister, Ma'Leah Grace, who was murdered in August 2013. Anita Lee calee@sunherald.com

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