Kobe Bryant was more than a hero in Los Angeles, he was a fixture of LA pride. When his helicopter went down taking the lives of his daughter Gianna and their friends, all of LA went into mourning. With remembrances of their legacy sprinkled all throughout LA.
Kobe and Gianna Bryant had a memorial service held today in “the house that Kobe built” The Staples Center. Turn out was enmasse, every Angeleno and even people from around the world came to pay their respects. Beyonce gave a moving tribute with her rendition of ‘Halo’ for Kobe and Gianna. Other incredible artists and athletes came out to the celebration of life to say words of remembrance or to dedicate songs to the late great Kobe Bryant and his young daughter.
Kobe Bryant leaves behind a legend of inspiration. Through his celebration of life it was easy to see through the tears what an incredible legacy he leaves. Although we’ve all lost one of the greats, he has surely inspired generations to come.