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Spanish Daily Journal
     January 30, 2020      #51-30 sdj
 
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COMMENTARY: Kobe's legacy lives on  

At the time I write this, it’s been more than 24 hours since the news broke, and it still is hard to comprehend. The words “Kobe Bryant” and “dead” sitting next to each other just don’t make sense.

For athletes such as Kobe, the ones who transcend sports and become a combination of superhero and mythical figure, they aren’t supposed to die. We watched them on TV for decades, performing such unbelievable feats that there’s no way they could be human like the rest of us.

It turns out he was, and now the world is left to mourn the death of the Mamba, as well as eight other people who were just as ...

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