Sophia Mohler, left, Jaxon Schoenberger and Sophia Myers have all been diagnosed with DIPG in the last eight years and have died. All three lived in West Jackson County.
Sophia Mohler, left, Jaxon Schoenberger and Sophia Myers have all been diagnosed with DIPG in the last eight years and have died. All three lived in West Jackson County. Courtesy photos
Sophia Mohler, left, Jaxon Schoenberger and Sophia Myers have all been diagnosed with DIPG in the last eight years and have died. All three lived in West Jackson County. Courtesy photos

Officials can’t say why 3 Coast kids died from DIPG. That’s not enough for their parents.

December 08, 2017 05:00 AM

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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.