Vanessa Bryant breaks silence on Kobe, Gianna’s death

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Kobe Bryant's wife issued a public Instagram post for the first time since her husband and daughter were killed in a helicopter crash.

In the post, Vanessa thanks everyone for their support in the wake of the tragedy.

She says, "We were so incredibly blessed to have them in our lives. I wish they were here with us forever."

Kobe and their 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, were among nine people who died in the crash Sunday.

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