South Mississippi Strong

  South Mississippi Strong: Hospital volunteer uses her dogs to lift the spirits of others

Where you see Abby and Bella, Mary Pecoul can't be far behind. As a volunteer at Garden Park Pecoul leads the hospital's pet therapy program.

  South Mississippi Strong: Abra Taylor teaches boys to grow into educated young men

  South Mississippi Strong: Pascagoula educator molding successful students

  South Mississippi Strong: The History of the 100 Men Hall

  South Mississippi Strong: Bethesda Free Clinic helps people stay healthy, strong

  South Mississippi Strong: Archie Holland gives his all to help those in need

  South Mississippi Strong: Waveland filmmaker helping Coast film industry grow

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  South Mississippi Strong: Sue’s Home helps women who have nowhere else to turn

  South Mississippi Strong: Community leader empowers women to reach their goals

  South Mississippi Strong: Coast cookie company brings Mississippi flavors to the north

  South Mississippi Strong: SNO brings fun, friendships to people with special needs

  South Mississippi Strong: Ocean Springs man nominated for a Golden Globe

  South Mississippi Strong: Harrison County’s emergency youth shelter gives a safe space to children in need

  South Mississippi Strong: Bringing joy to sick children on the Gulf Coast

In honor of her daughter, Lynette Meyers launched "Meghan's Dream," a non-profit that helps families live and deal with the burden and uncertainty of childhood cancer.

  South Mississippi Strong: Coast trainer turns life low point into inspiration

From despair to serving as an inspiration, personal trainer Sean Fayard has seen both ends of the spectrum. Despite hitting the lowest of lows, he now lives as an example for others making him South Mississippi Strong.

  South Mississippi Strong: Inspiring students with Pathways2Possibilities

For six years. eighth graders on the coast have been given a hands-on look at what their future could be, all thanks to Pathways2Possibilities. It partners students with pathways, in the hopes that it will help the teens find a niche.

  South Mississippi Strong: Heather Eason and the Comeback Coolers phenomenon

Comeback Cooler is Heather Eason's brainchild and the coolest pay-it-forward campaign around. Not only is it helping victims of devastation around the country, it's also making South Mississippi Strong.

  South Mississippi Strong: Guide dog trainer Carla Anderson

  South Mississippi Strong: ‘Millie’s Movement’ is helping kids have Christmas

  South Mississippi Strong: Todd Trenchard opens up about addiction and second chances

  South Mississippi Strong: Navy vet takes battle against mental illness to the mat

  South MS Strong: Bill Holland keeps the art of wooden boat-building alive

  South MS Strong: Bodybuilding couple ‘changing the dynamic’ on the Coast

  South Mississippi Strong: Harrison County girl’s art is good for the heart

Emma Hartley may have heart disease, but it’s not stopping her dreams. She and her family are lending their talents to support the American Heart Association, and in doing so, she’s not only helping others, but she’s also helping herself.

  South Mississippi Strong: Diamondhead woman raises suicide awareness to remember her son

Having a child who commits suicide is a parents most heartbreaking nightmare, and it’s happening at an alarming rate.

  South Mississippi Strong: A Waveland firefighter uses his ‘second chance’ to save lives

Like many children, Brandon grew up fantasizing about becoming a firefighter one day. After a terrible accident, that dream almost didn't come true.

  South Mississippi Strong: Officer and K9 patrolling Moss Point make a dynamic duo

Moss Point's police department is home to one K9 officer. Officer Delaney Waltman and his K9 Cora, a 50 pound Belgian Malinois police dog, patrol the streets of Moss Point.

  South Mississippi Strong: Judy Cottrell dedicates her life to helping those in need

Inside a modest building in the heart of east Biloxi, you'll find a self-described servant to the community. Judy Cottrell uses her strong faith to pour into the lives of those who come through the doors of Seashore Mission.

  South Mississippi Strong: Woman battles cancer while helping others

Friends and family call her the Princess Warrior. That's because McCall Andrews is a fighter. On her wedding anniversary, two years ago, McCall was diagnosed with stage 4 Breast Cancer.

  South Mississippi Strong: Biloxi historian shines light on city’s rich history

Preserving that history and teaching about it is the job of Biloxi historical administrator Bill Raymond. He's just another example of the many people that help make south Mississippi strong.

South Mississippi Strong: Biloxi VFW looking to help new generation of veterans

The Veterans of Foreign Wars service organization is having to adjust in order to continue its mission of helping this new generation of combat vets. In Biloxi, that means creating new opportunities and amenities to help keep coast veterans South Mississippi Strong.

  South Mississippi Strong: Jackson Co. stroke survivor shares journey to recovery

One Jackson County man is sharing his story of how stroke rehab experts helped him with his recovery.

  South Mississippi Strong: Preserving our state’s natural resources

One of coastal Mississippi's greatest strengths is it's abundance of natural beauty. The Land Trust for the Mississippi Coastal Plain's dedication toward protecting our precious resources is why the group is South Mississippi Strong.

  South Mississippi Strong: Biloxi man shares his journey toward the American Dream

Coast business owner and real estate broker John Le believes the American Dream is there for anyone willing to work for it. His inspiring journey is what makes him South Mississippi Strong.

  South Mississippi Strong: Woman with cerebral palsy to compete in bodybuilding contest

Toni was born with cerebral palsy, but she doesn't let those obstacles keep her from following her dreams.