Ohio's fourth-grader dies a day after being diagnosed with strep throat and flu, according to district officials and her mother with a broken heart. School officials announced Thursday
"Please join us to keep the Gibson family in our daily thoughts and prayers as they go through these very difficult days," a Facebook statement said. "We also raise all Sable's classmates, teachers and support staff."
Additional advisors were provided to students Thursday at Western Row Elementary in Mason attended by Sable. There are official memorials for the girl, the district authorities said.
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In a separate letter from parents, district officials asked pupils, teachers and others to wear pink the honor of Sybel. They also gave advice on how to discuss death with children, WSAZ reports.
The girl's mother, meanwhile, said her heart was "broken" by the death of Seal. Sable Paige made his first steps in the hands of Jesus tonight, "Holly Rauh Gibson said on Facebook. Please, please, please pray for our family in this dark time. We can not imagine our lives without our little girl. "