See Kobe Bryant's Sister Sharia's Touching Tribute on What Would Have Been His 42nd Birthday
Sharia Washington had a solemn post up on social media as she emotionally remembered her late brother and basketball champion, Kobe Bryant, on what would have been his 42nd birthday.
This past weekend, family, fans, and celebrities took the quality time to reflect on the untimely death of NBA star Kobe Bryant, who would have turned 42nd this year.
Bryant's older sister, Sharia Washington, struggled with words in the posthumous birthday post in honor of the sports star. She also shared some soul-stirring photos.
SHARIA REMEMBERS HER BROTHER
In the post, Washington shared three photos in honor of her brother. The first snapshot showed a throwback image of the late star as a young boy. The second photo held a thoughtful message that alluded to Kobe. Washington captioned her post:
"I've typed and deleted this so many times. There are simply no words to describe how I'm feeling today…"
Washington went on as she sweetly talked about Bryant and how he was always there for her. She could not quantify how much she missed the star but made sure to conclude the caption with a declaration of love. The last photo on Washington's post was even more emotional.
KOBE'S RELATIONSHIP WITH HIS PARENTS
During Bryant's historical memorial service at the Staples center, his parents, Joe and Pamela Bryant sat in the front alongside his wife and kids. A few months before Kobe's death, he and his dad settled their differences and were even once seen hugging.
The helicopter crash occurred at Calabasas California.
In older times, Kobe's relationship with his parents was tumultuous. During his wedding to Vanessa, Joe and Pamela were not in attendance because they did not give their approval. Kobe's on-and-off relationship with his parents also involved a time he sued them for trying to sell his memorabilia.
LIFE AFTER HIS PASSING
Following the unfortunate death of Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, and seven others, his sisters showed grief in a joint statement.
Bryant's sister's Sharia Washington and Shaya Tabb made it known that they were devastated by the helicopter mishap that claimed the lives of their brother and niece.
They also shared condolences to the family of the other victims of the crash. The helicopter crash occurred at Calabasas California, while they were on their way to a junior basketball game.
The other individuals involved in the crash were Sarah and Payton Chester, Aro Zobayan, Christina Mauser, John Altobelli, his wife, Keri, and their daughter, Alyssa.