A year ago, Gianna Bryant, the 13-year-old daughter of Vanessa and Kobe Bryant succumbed to injuries caused by a helicopter crash. The NBA player was on board with 8 others, including his 13-year-old daughter Gianna Bryant. Vanessa Bryant is remembering her late daughter Gianna “Gigi” on 15th birthday.
Vanessa Bryant has written a heartfelt note for her love. In her message, she explained how much she missed her daughter sharing an old photo. She took to her Instagram handle posting an old picture of her and Gianna. In the photo, we can see Vanessa embracing the little girl in her arms as the mother-daughter duo rocked sunglasses. Wishing Gianna on her 15th birthday, she captioned the post, “Dear Gianna, Happy 15th Birthday! I love you! I miss you every day!” Vanessa also expressed how much she missed her daughter by adding, “I wish you were here with us. There are no words to express how much I miss you. I love you Mamacita!” After the post has published on Instagram fans stormed the comments with heartwarming birthday wishes for Gianna.
In the meanwhile, Vanessa also re-launched Kobe’s charitable non-profit as Mamba & Mambacita Sports Foundation. She said that it is for my love, her dream project, the foundation aims to empower young girls and gives underserved athletes opportunities to flourish.