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    Vanessa Bryant Honored Gigi On Her Birthday With A Touching Instagram Tribute

    She's dearly missed.

    It's only been a few months since Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna died in a helicopter crash that also claimed the lives of seven other people.

    Yesterday, on what would've been Gigi's 14th birthday, Vanessa Bryant posted a touching tribute to her daughter.

    "Happy 14th birthday to my sweet baby girl, Gianna," she wrote on Instagram. "Mommy loves you more than I can ever show you. You are part of MY SOUL, forever. I miss you so much every day."

    "I wish I could wake up and have you here with me. I miss your smile, your hugs, and your giggles. I miss EVERYTHING about YOU, Gigi. I LOVE YOU so much!!!!!!! ❤️🎉🎂🎉❤️"

    "Gianna loved to wear a red bow in all of her school pictures. Red means love and life. To commemorate Gigi’s birthday today, please consider wearing red, caption an act of kindness, or show how you will play Gigi’s way since she always gave everything she did her all and led with kindness. ❤️"

    Gigi's older sister, 17-year-old Natalia, also wrote a sweet message in honor of her sister's birthday: "Happy 14th Birthday Gigi! ❤️ I miss your smile every day, but I know you’re always smiling down on us from heaven with daddy. I LOVE YOU. 👼"

    RIP and HBD, Gigi. ❤️