Following the sudden and tragic death of Kobe Bryant, many folks around the country and the world (myself included) are learning that the NBA legend was much more than just dominant figure on the basketball court.

We're learning that he was the father of four girls, and that he was super proud and excited about that fact. Sadly, one of Kobe's daughters, Gianna, was also killed in the helicopter crash that claimed the lives of nine people. But hearing about the special relationship Kobe and Gianna had is prompting other fathers to think about and celebrate the special girls in their lives. Thanks to an ESPN anchor and her touching story about Kobe (you MUST watch this video), the hashtag GirlDad has gone viral, with dads sharing sweet pictures with their daughters.

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I am a proud #GirlDad, and I found some of my favorite pics with my girl Zoey. We asked our listeners to show off their #GirlDad pics too. We even got a sweet #BoyMom pic that we had to include.

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