Sunday, August 23, 2020, Kobe Bryant should have celebrated, surrounded by all his little family, his 42nd birthday. Only, life wanted it otherwise. In fact, on January 26, the famous basketball player and eight other people, including his daughter Gianna, were killed in a tragic helicopter crash. Since that day, his wife, Vanessa Bryant, has tried to put on a good face to raise her three other children as she should. Every day is a test, and on Sunday, the birthday of the man in her life, the mother of the family took up the pen and wrote him a heartbreaking letter. “To my baby. Happy birthday. I love you and miss you more than I can ever explain. I wish you and Gigi were here to celebrate you. I wish I could make your favorite food or a birthday cake with my Gigi. I miss your big hugs, your kisses, your smile, your laughter. I miss teasing you, making you laugh and distracting you. I miss you who sit on my knees like the big baby you I miss you, ”she initially wrote, as reported by NBC News.
In her post, Vanessa Bryant also doesn’t forget to thank her husband for teaching her how to face the challenges she faced and how to be strong. “I think about everything you would do in every situation to help me deal with the things I have to deal with. Thank you for growing up with me and teaching me to be strong. Teaching me to see the best. in people, while ignoring the bullshit. ” Of course, she reminded him that some days were much more difficult than others, and that she sometimes wanted to give up because life without him doesn’t taste the same anymore.
Vanessa Bryant says it is her daughters who are strong for her
“Our lives seem so empty without you and Gigi. I’m completely shattered from the inside. And while I feel like crying, I sport a smile to brighten our girls’ day a little more. I am not the strongest, it is them. They are strong and resistant. I am sure that you are proud of them. They make me smile every day “, she wrote again. She even assured that she would have preferred to die with him and their daughter so as not to have to live the hell she lives every day. Strong and moving words.
Kobe Bryant and his wife Vanessa © Backgrid USA