Diagnosis: Death is a six-part investigation by the Sun Herald into DIPG, a rare brain cancer that has killed three children on the Coast. The MDEQ looked into the DIPG and possible environmental effects in Ocean Springs.
Diagnosis: Death is a six-part investigation by the Sun Herald into DIPG, a rare brain cancer that has killed three children on the Coast. The MDEQ looked into the DIPG and possible environmental effects in Ocean Springs. Lauren Walck lwalck@sunherald.com File
Diagnosis: Death is a six-part investigation by the Sun Herald into DIPG, a rare brain cancer that has killed three children on the Coast. The MDEQ looked into the DIPG and possible environmental effects in Ocean Springs. Lauren Walck lwalck@sunherald.com File

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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.