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Kobe Bryant's heart was entrenched in Italy

The shockwave of Kobe Bryant's passing and that of his daughter and friends in Sunday's tragic helicopter crash was felt around the world. Unbeknownst to many, the NBA legend spent a large part of his childhood in Italy where his family had moved to allow his father, pro basketball player Joe “Jellybean” Bryant, to extend his sporting career. During his adolescence, Bryant learned to speak Italian, grew fond of pasta and was inevitably drawn to two of the country's biggest institutions: AC Milan and Ferrari! A few years ago, Bryant was invited to the House of Maranello for a factory tour and some hot laps at Fiorano. "I learned what passion, creativity and imagination really mean...
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