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By Chevon T. Baccus APR
Executive Editor 

Spook Hill Run Celebrated Life of 10-Year-Old Irys


Last updated 6/3/2020 at 1:24pm

Some ran and others walked. Some offered flowers, others balloons. Several carried homemade signs. But in all, several hundred people showed up, united in their desire to celebrate the life of Irys Wright, a 10-year-old lost May 24 to raging ocean riptide off Siesta Key Beach.

Her parents, Parys Miller and Freddie Brinson, expressed their gratitude to the crowd that helped honor the memory of their beautiful child. Miller's co-workers at the Lake Wales Wal-Mart were there, along with faculty, staff, students and their parents from Spook Hill Elementary, where Irys recently completed the fo...

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