Shaq’s Reaction on Kobe Bryant’s Death Shows How Important Confronting Grief Is

Kobe Bryant’s recent death was a huge shock to the entire world.

The elite basketball star, his daughter, and seven others were killed in a fatal helicopter crash just over one month ago. While their deaths have led to some safety improvements – the Kobe Bryant and Gianna Bryant Helicopter Safety Act mandates that all helicopters come with a pre-installed awareness system to help prevent accidents like this – the rest of the world is still grieving.

Among the affected are world-famous basketball player Shaquille O’Neal. Shaquille, or Shaq, has long been associated with Bryant. They have been friends, rivals, and teammates over the course of their lives, and were considered as close as brothers.

One of the most emotional and authentic responses to Bryant’s death was that of Shaquille…   We are not promised tomorrow – here’s why

Thousands in Paris attend memorial service for Friday’s terror victims

Paris flag The bell of Notre Dame tolled as around 3.000 people attended a special memorial service for the victims of Friday evening’s terror attacks. Among the anonymous congregation – the Mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo, Former President Valéry Giscard d’Estaing, and former Prime Ministers Alain Juppe, and Francois Fillon. People of all faiths were welcome at the… [Read more…]