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It's been nine years and still not a day goes by 13-year-old Miles Golden Cockfield is not remembered.

Miles along with seven other children and a young woman were killed in what has become known as Cleveland's deadliest house fire on May 21, 2005.

They were all at a birthday sleepover at a home on E.87th St. when police say Antun Lewis set fire to the building trapping everyone inside.

"He was a tender soul, not just because he's gone, I think all children are tender souls," said Miles' grandmother Rosalind Golden. "He was everything you would want in a child, he wasn't perfect, but he was perfect for me."

To honor the memory of her grandson as well as the other victims of the fire, Golden started a talent showcase in their memory nine years ago.

At first the showcase helped Golden and others cope through the pain, but over the years the event has turned into an outpouring of community support.

"It's just tremendous for my family and myself because it shows the community is supporting the cause," said Miles' grandfather Robert Golden.

From singing and dancing acts, to comedians and musicians, people from all over participated in the showcase at the Kinsman Square Party Center Sunday.

Friends, family, even members of the federal prosecutor's offices showed up to support and honor nine lives that will never be forgotten.

"It's nine angels," said Mile's grandmother. "I don't want them to be forgotten because it was so senseless."

Lewis has now been twice convicted of the fatal arson and the victims' families say they are anxiously awaiting his sentencing.

He was originally scheduled to be sentenced Tuesday however his defense attorneys filed a motion for continuance.

The Judge will meet with attorneys this week to discuss a future sentencing date.

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