Kobe Bryant Death
Posted: 27 January 2020 11:27 AM   [ Ignore ]
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I’m not a big basketball fan. By not being one has really shown me how big of a name Kobe Bryant was.  Truly a global superstar.  It’s never a good thing to see people die before their time and it’s doubly tough when you add children into the situation.

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Posted: 27 January 2020 01:26 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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That’s very sad. I can’t imagine being there with your child and knowing you couldn’t protect them as it was happening.

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Posted: 31 January 2020 03:01 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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I’ve seen and read where Kobe would send videos or visit sick kids. He insisted on no media. He would send videos to kids about attitude/nerves/work ethic. etc at parents’ asking with nothing in return. I know he’s done some bad things, too. It just seems after his mistakes he tried to put his life in order and did a good job. The world will miss him for a while. I feel so bad for his family, and the other families affected. He’s not the only dad and daughter to die on that helicopter. Just sad all around.

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