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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

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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.
John Fitzhugh jcfitzhugh@sunherald.com
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