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LOOK: Kobe Bryant’s touching moments with daughter Gianna remembered

By: - Reporter
/ 10:57 AM January 27, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — Following the passing of basketball star Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna, Filipino celebrities remembered the two by sharing photos showing their bond.

Snapshots of Gianna as a kid with her father and as a teenager fond of basketball throughout the years surfaced online as celebrities paid homage to Bryant.

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“Rest in peace beautiful souls. My thoughts and prayers are with everyone involved in this tragedy,” beauty queen and actress Wyn Marquez captioned a photo of Bryant kissing the temple of little Gianna.

Singer Ogie Alcasid also shared a touching photo of the two with Gianna in Bryant’s arms as she held her dad’s face.

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Notably, most photos of the father-daughter tandem were them watching basketball games.

“Sad day. Still in shock. Rest In Peace,” actor Aga Muhlach captioned one photo.

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Sad day. Still in schock. Rest In Peace.

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Host-actor Jhong Hilario, meanwhile, captioned a photo of the two with a quote by Bryant which read: “The most important thing is to try and inspire people so that they can be great in whatever they want to do – Kobe.”

A sweet photo of Bryant and Gianna sharing a kiss on the basketball court, meanwhile, was shared by actress Jackie Forster.

“Hold your loved ones close and never let a chance go by to let them know how much you love them. Nothing in this fragile life is guaranteed,” Forster wrote as a caption.

Bryant and Gianna passed away in a helicopter crash Monday morning at age 41 and 13, respectively.

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