A photograph of Sophia Mohler hangs in a prominent position in David and Theresa Mohler’s downtown Ocean Springs establishment, TatoNut Donut Shop. Mohler was the first of three children in Ocean Springs to be diagnosed with DIPG in August of 2009.
A photograph of Sophia Mohler hangs in a prominent position in David and Theresa Mohler’s downtown Ocean Springs establishment, TatoNut Donut Shop. Mohler was the first of three children in Ocean Springs to be diagnosed with DIPG in August of 2009. Amanda McCoy amccoy@sunherald.com
A photograph of Sophia Mohler hangs in a prominent position in David and Theresa Mohler’s downtown Ocean Springs establishment, TatoNut Donut Shop. Mohler was the first of three children in Ocean Springs to be diagnosed with DIPG in August of 2009. Amanda McCoy amccoy@sunherald.com

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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.