Los Angeles honors Kobe, Gianna Bryant with public memorial

A sold-out memorial service was held Monday for basketball star Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna, who were among nine people killed last month in a helicopter crash in Los Angeles.

Kobe Bryant's wife Vanessa, Michael Jordan, Shaquille O'Neal and Jimmy Kimmel were among the speakers.

Beyonce, Alicia Keys and Christina Aguilera performed at the memorial.

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Symbolic meanings ran throughout the ceremony, which was held on a 24-foot-by-24-foot stage. Vanessa Bryant chose Feb. 24 as the date in honor of the uniform numbers of Kobe and Gianna, who wore No. 2 on her youth basketball teams.

 

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