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Sophia Myers was an angel among us 4:10

Sophia Myers was an angel among us

'I didn't count on loving her.' Reporter tells story behind covering DIPG and Sophia Myers 3:50

'I didn't count on loving her.' Reporter tells story behind covering DIPG and Sophia Myers

Friends pour their love on Sophia Myers 2:16

Friends pour their love on Sophia Myers

How this community stepped up after 3 kids were diagnosed with same rare cancer 2:37

How this community stepped up after 3 kids were diagnosed with same rare cancer

How do parents choose treatment for their daughter's cancer that has no known cure? 2:24

How do parents choose treatment for their daughter's cancer that has no known cure?

What is DIPG? 1:11

What is DIPG?

Why this family chose to protect others from their daughter's cancer diagnosis 2:24

Why this family chose to protect others from their daughter's cancer diagnosis

3 kids in one small town have same rare cancer. Is Katrina or the oil spill to blame? 2:24

3 kids in one small town have same rare cancer. Is Katrina or the oil spill to blame?

Their spunky 6-year-old 'lost his ability to do everything' after rare cancer diagnosis 4:35

Their spunky 6-year-old 'lost his ability to do everything' after rare cancer diagnosis

'The truth of it is that we're grieving a child that's living' 3:02

'The truth of it is that we're grieving a child that's living'

DIPG

Special Report: A rare brain cancer called DIPG is killing children on the Coast

Sun Herald presents a six-part investigation into diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma, or DIPG, a rare brain cancer that is killing children on the Coast.

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Sophia Myers was an angel among us

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.

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'I didn't count on loving her.' Reporter tells story behind covering DIPG and Sophia Myers 3:50

'I didn't count on loving her.' Reporter tells story behind covering DIPG and Sophia Myers

Friends pour their love on Sophia Myers 2:16

Friends pour their love on Sophia Myers

How this community stepped up after 3 kids were diagnosed with same rare cancer 2:37

How this community stepped up after 3 kids were diagnosed with same rare cancer

How do parents choose treatment for their daughter's cancer that has no known cure? 2:24

How do parents choose treatment for their daughter's cancer that has no known cure?

What is DIPG? 1:11

What is DIPG?

Why this family chose to protect others from their daughter's cancer diagnosis 2:24

Why this family chose to protect others from their daughter's cancer diagnosis

3 kids in one small town have same rare cancer. Is Katrina or the oil spill to blame? 2:24

3 kids in one small town have same rare cancer. Is Katrina or the oil spill to blame?

Their spunky 6-year-old 'lost his ability to do everything' after rare cancer diagnosis 4:35

Their spunky 6-year-old 'lost his ability to do everything' after rare cancer diagnosis

'The truth of it is that we're grieving a child that's living' 3:02

'The truth of it is that we're grieving a child that's living'

Why this mother keeps faith even after her daughter's deadly cancer diagnosis 2:17

Why this mother keeps faith even after her daughter's deadly cancer diagnosis

Sophia Myers was an angel among us

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.
John Fitzhugh jcfitzhugh@sunherald.com
Sophia Myers was an angel among us 4:10

Sophia Myers was an angel among us

'I didn't count on loving her.' Reporter tells story behind covering DIPG and Sophia Myers 3:50

'I didn't count on loving her.' Reporter tells story behind covering DIPG and Sophia Myers

Friends pour their love on Sophia Myers 2:16

Friends pour their love on Sophia Myers

How this community stepped up after 3 kids were diagnosed with same rare cancer 2:37

How this community stepped up after 3 kids were diagnosed with same rare cancer