Mississippians gather outside of the Biloxi Visitor's Center in 2016 to protest HB 1523.
Mississippians gather outside of the Biloxi Visitor's Center in 2016 to protest HB 1523. Amanda McCoy amccoy@sunherald.com File
Mississippians gather outside of the Biloxi Visitor's Center in 2016 to protest HB 1523. Amanda McCoy amccoy@sunherald.com File

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    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.