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Vanessa Bryant Writes Emotional Tribute to Honor Late Daughter Gianna's 15th Birthday

Vanessa Bryant Writes Emotional Tribute to Honor Late Daughter Gianna's 15th Birthday

Vanessa Bryant is remembering her late daughter Gianna on what would have been her 15th birthday.

In 2020, Vanessa‘s husband Kobe Bryant and their daughter Gianna tragically lost their lives in a helicopter crash along with 7 other individuals.

On Saturday (May 1), Vanessa shared an emotional post on social media in honor of Gianna‘s birthday.

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“Dear Gianna, Happy 15th Birthday! ❤️😘I love you! I miss you everyday! I wish you were here with us. There are no words to express how much I miss you. I love you Mamacita! ❤️ #15 #Quincenera #Mambacita #Principessa,” she wrote on Instagram alongside a photo of herself and her daughter.

In another post she added, “Today is my Baby’s Birthday. When I thought about how best to celebrate Gianna‘s birthday with so many who loved her, I knew it had to be a combination of sharing her bright and fun personality with her sense of purpose and passion that would help make a difference in this world.”

Vanessa also announced that Kobe‘s charitable non-profit organization, the Mamba & Mambacita Sports Foundation, would be releasing a special collection of clothing in honor of Gianna.

Gianna was kind, energetic, a leader, and had so much MAMBACITA swag,” she wrote, adding that 100% of the proceeds support the foundation’s mission to create a positive impact for underserved athletes and young women in sports.

Vanessa recently shared an adorable video of her daughter Natalia being accepted into college.

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