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Vigil in honor of Kobe Bryant took place at 8:24 p.m. in front of City Hall

Posted at 11:40 PM, Jan 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-28 23:40:19-05

BALTIMORE — Mayoral candidate Carlmichael “Stokey” Cannady and Terry “Uncle T” Williams organized a vigil to honor Kobe Bryant, who died Sunday in that horrific helicopter crash in California.

The vigil was held at the War Memorial Plaza in front of City Hall.

A few dozen people attended, to honor the legacy the retired Lakers player leaves behind, including the head basketball coach of Dunbar High School.

“I’ve learned a lot from him. When you think in terms of his legacy, he leaves behind a legacy that we all can learn from, whether you're included with sports or not,” said Keith Booth, head basketball coach at Dunbar High School.

The vigil took place at exactly 8:24 p.m., a reference to Bryant’s two retired Lakers jerseys, 8 and 24.