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These Emotional Pictures Show How People Are Reacting To Kobe Bryant's Death

People around the world are mourning the death of Kobe Bryant after the basketball legend was killed in a California helicopter crash on Sunday, along with his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, and seven other people.

Posted on January 27, 2020, at 5:22 p.m. ET

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Crowds gather around the Staples Center in Los Angeles to mourn the death of Kobe Bryant, Jan. 26.

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People join in mourning outside of the Staples Center, Jan. 26.

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Fans write messages on the concrete across the street from Staples Center, Jan 26.

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People join in mourning outside of the Staples Center, Jan. 26.

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A man comforts his son at a memorial for Bryant near the Staples Center, Jan. 27.

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Fans leave notes at a Bryant mural on Melrose Avenue in Hollywood, Jan. 26.

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Bryant fans grieve at a small memorial at the entrance of the Mamba Sports Academy in Thousand Oaks, California, Jan. 26.

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Basketballs are left outside Bryant Gymnasium at Lower Merion High School, where Bryant formally attended school in Philadelphia, Jan. 27.

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A fan writes a note at a memorial near the Staples Center, Jan. 26.

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Los Angeles Lakers fans react to the death of Bryant outside of the Staples Center, Jan. 26.

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New York City subway riders found a creative way to pay tribute to Bryant with a makeshift sign at the Bryant Park subway station, Jan. 27.

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Bryant is honored with a sign in New York City's Times Square, Jan. 27.

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A man lights a candle in front of a mural of Bryant in downtown Los Angeles, Jan. 26.

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Mourners light candles in tribute to Kobe Bryant in Gurgaon, India, Jan. 27.

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A sand sculpture by Indian artist Sudarsan Pattnaik is left at Puri beach, India, Jan. 27.

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Flowers, jerseys, and pictures are left at the entrance of the Bryant Gymnasium at Lower Merion High School in Philadelphia, Jan. 27.

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A mourner pays respect outside Bryant Gymnasium at Lower Merion High School in Philadelphia, Jan. 27.

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A tribute for Bryant is written on the shoes of Houston Rockets guard Austin Rivers at the game against the Denver Nuggets, Jan. 26.

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Bryant's jerseys are seen at the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, Jan. 26.

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A memorial for Bryant greets employees as they arrive to work at the Lakers practice facility in El Segundo, California, Jan. 27.

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Flowers and tributes are left at a memorial at Staples Center, Jan. 26.

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Darrin D Note Milton poses with his vehicle at a vigil in Los Angeles, Jan. 26.

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Fans embrace each other at a vigil in Los Angeles, Jan. 26.

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People at the UCLA Health Training Center sign messages on a memorial wall at the Lakers practice facility in El Segundo, California, Jan. 27.

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Children look at a memorial wall for Bryant, near the House of Kobe gym built in honor of his 2016 visit to the Philippines, in Manila, Jan. 27.


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