The Los Angeles Fire Department has released harrowing audio from multiple 911 calls from those who witnessed the tragic helicopter crash which killed National Basketball Association legend Kobe Bryant.
"I hope that seeing Gianna's jersey will inspire you to keep alive Gianna's unique ability to recognise when a friend is having a hard day, and share a kind word with them, giving them a hug or a smile, and let them know that you care, just like Gianna would". You know that was an idea he called me with right then and there. Wish it would've been until my last breath. "Mommy is still and will ALWAYS be so proud of you mamacita", Vanessa Bryant wrote.
The 37-year-old also shared several snippets of speeches given about her and Kobe Bryant's daughter.
Bryant, daughter Gianna and seven other people died January 26 when the helicopter crashed into a hillside outside Los Angeles.
"Kobe was a guy who looked up to me and we've hung out multiple times", said JAY while reflecting on their friendship. "He was just in the greatest space that I've seen him in", the founder of Roc-A-Fella Records said during an appearance at Columbia University.
"One of the last things he said to me was, 'You've gotta see Gianna play basketball, ' Jay-Z said". "The look on his face was like..."
Following the series of videos from the emotional ceremony, Vanessa shared the picture of the middle school jersey with the number two that sits under Gigi's name.
After enduring and overcoming some marriage tumult in the previous decade - replete with Vanessa Bryant threatening to end their marriage - the couple's relationship grew to the point that they were the best of friends. "She was one of the fiercest competitors I've ever seen". "Just a great human being that was in a great space in his life".