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By SP_COP on October 20, 2014 | From www.mercurynews.com
Hochman: 49ers Colin Kaepernick's birth mother in stands in Denver Sunday, awaits to see son Colin Kaepernick's mother will be in the stands Sunday, watching Colin Kaepernick in her matching Colin Kaepernick jersey, alongside her other son, Colin Kaepernick's 10-year-old half brother.

And Colin Kaepernick will have no idea.

On Nov. 3, 1987, Heidi Russo gave birth to Colin. Five weeks later, she gave him to the Kaepernicks. Russo is now an established mother and nurse in Thornton, but back then, she was 19, scared and knew the best life for her son was one in a different family.

She's not after his money. She's not suddenly caring about him because he's the star quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers. In fact, she asked the Kaepernicks when Colin was 7 to stop sending her photos and updates, because they were just too painful. She cared too much.

Today, she just wants to reconnect with her baby boy.

"Colin has made his wishes very clear, and I'm just respecting his wishes," Russo said over coffee Friday, two days before her town's Broncos played her son's team. "... There's never a day you don't think about the child you placed or worry about them or think about them. And that's not a bad thing. You grow as a person, and in my journey through this. ... For 26 years, it's a journey of pain. Of loss. And that doesn't change. It might lighten, but it doesn't change. My family had never talked about that time in my life. My dad finally did a couple of years ago."...
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