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Vanessa Bryant comments on death of husband Kobe, daughter Gianna

2019 Baby2Baby Gala Presented By Paul Mitchell - Inside

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 09: Vanessa Laine Bryant and Kobe Bryant attend the 2019 Baby2Baby Gala presented by Paul Mitchell on November 09, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for Baby2Baby)

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It’s impossible to imagine the pain and sorrow Vanessa Bryant is going through with the loss of her husband, Kobe, and daughter, Gianna. They, along with seven others, died in a helicopter crash last Sunday.

Wednesday night, she made her comments since the tragedy, posting on Instagram.

That was incredibly eloquent and filled with love, something not easy to be under these circumstances.

One critical part of her comments came at the end, offering people a way to help.

To honor our Team Mamba family, the Mamba Sports Foundation has set up the MambaOnThree Fund to help support the other families affected by this tragedy. To donate, please go to

To further Kobe and Gianna’s legacy in youth sports, please visit

One other thing to do, one other lesson from all of this: Go hug the ones you love and tell them how much they matter to you. None of us do that enough.