Heidi Russo interviewed with Yahoo! Sports, sharing her heart touching story about adoption and redemption.
“I watch him now and I see how happy he is and I’m thrilled for him,” said Russo, who said “I have to respect” his decision not to meet.
But she somehow finds comfort in that he’s happy and doing well.
“You can see that everything he wants and everything he has worked for is coming together,” she said. “That’s something that any parent would be happy to see for their child.”
According to Kaepernick’s agent, he’s exchanged a few tweets with her, but most of her messages have gone unanswered. The football player’s adoptive parents (though the family doesn’t subscribe to the term) are supportive of whatever he decides.
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