Why this mother keeps faith even after her daughter's deadly cancer diagnosis
Angel Myers says her faith in God has been strengthened since her seven-year-old daughter, Sophia, was diagnosed with DIPG, a fatal brain cancer. Myers said she wants something good to come of her illness.
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 br
Sophia and Josh Myers have had to make many difficult decisions about the treatment for their daughter, Sophia, who was diagnosed with DIPG in February. There are several hospitals that are doing studies on different treatments for the disease, bu
Parents of three children diagnosed with DIPG, a rare brain cancer, wonder if their proximity to the Ocean Springs community is a factor. Two of the three have died in the last eight years and the third is in hospice care.
A group of Sophia Myers’ friends gathered to make a video for her to let her know how much they loved her and missed her while she was battling a rare brain cancer. Myers was diagnosed in February with DIPG when she was seven.
This is Diagnosis: Death, a seven-month Sun Herald investigation into DIPG, an inoperable brain tumor that has affected at least three children in Jackson County. The series publishes on Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017.
A bride in New Orleans, Louisiana, pulled off a wedding day surprise her Alabama Crimson Tide-supporting groom won’t forget after she filled their wedding cake with Louisiana State University (LSU) inspired filling.
Thousands gathered on Saturday, July 21, 2018, to see the Blue Angels during the Blues Over Biloxi air show. The air show featured demos by various groups other than the Blue Angels, including the AeroShell Aerobatic Team.
Around 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Biloxi police began making people move from the median between U.S. 90 and the service drive west of Oak Street. Most of them had been there for two or more hours to watch the Blue Angels show. Police said it was state law.