Vanessa Bryant Pens Oldest Daughter Natalia Bryant Sweet Message For Her Birthday: You’ve Displayed So Much Grace Throughout The Most Difficult Year Of Our Lives
Vanessa Bryant penned a sweet message for Natalia Bryant Tuesday (Jan. 19th), on her 18th birthday.
She reflected on their last year after losing both Kobe Bryant and their daughter Gianna Bryant to a tragic helicopter crash on Jan. 26, 2020, and thanked Natalia Bryant for her strength through it all.
Happy Birthday! Mommy and Daddy are so proud of the young lady that you are. You have displayed so much strength and grace throughout the most difficult year of our lives.”
She also showed appreciation to Natalia for “stepping in” and helping with her younger sisters, Bianka, 4, and Capri, 1.
“Thank you for stepping in to help me with your little sisters. You’re such an incredible big sister and a beautiful role model to so many people.”
“Thank you for being kind, polite and gracious in everything that you do. You have no idea how happy and proud mommy and daddy are that you’re our daughter. We love you always and forever, forever and always. Happy 18th birthday to our first born, Natalia, our principessa!
Mommy, Daddy, Gigi, BB and Koko”
Vanessa Bryant previously opened up about her journey with grief over the last year. She took to her Instagram stories to speak on her experience and encouraged others to “find a reason to live” through grief of their own.
She also asked the media to be respectful as they cover the upcoming one-year anniversary of Kobe Bryant and Gianna Bryant’s passing.
Happy birthday to Natalia Bryant! Continued prayers for the Bryant family.