This photo of Sophia Myers taken before she was diagnosed with DIPG, is one of many around Angel Myers' home that will always serve as a reminder of what her life once was.
This photo of Sophia Myers taken before she was diagnosed with DIPG, is one of many around Angel Myers' home that will always serve as a reminder of what her life once was. John Fitzhugh jcfitzhugh@sunherald.com
This photo of Sophia Myers taken before she was diagnosed with DIPG, is one of many around Angel Myers' home that will always serve as a reminder of what her life once was. John Fitzhugh jcfitzhugh@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.