Oak Park Elementary School students hold a banner for Sophia Myers signed by students at the Ocean Springs school in April. Myers was a first-grader at the school when she was diagnosed in February with DIPG. The school and community have rallied behind the 7-year-old, offering support and holding numerous fundraisers for medical bills.
Oak Park Elementary School students hold a banner for Sophia Myers signed by students at the Ocean Springs school in April. Myers was a first-grader at the school when she was diagnosed in February with DIPG. The school and community have rallied behind the 7-year-old, offering support and holding numerous fundraisers for medical bills. Amanda McCoy amccoy@sunherald.com
Oak Park Elementary School students hold a banner for Sophia Myers signed by students at the Ocean Springs school in April. Myers was a first-grader at the school when she was diagnosed in February with DIPG. The school and community have rallied behind the 7-year-old, offering support and holding numerous fundraisers for medical bills. Amanda McCoy amccoy@sunherald.com

A close-knit community wrapped its arms around the Myers family when they needed it most

September 20, 2017 05:00 AM