Sad Faces in Turlock, Home of Kap

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Sad Faces in Turlock, Home of Kap
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A town lived and died with every moment Sunday as they watched their own Colin Kaepernick and the 49ers at the Super Bowl. “Watching Colin, you say, ‘please, please make it,’ ” said Kyler Weese, one of Kaepernick’s pals as a boy. “You pray he doesn’t get hurt. You want to see him succeed in everything. You want to see him do well.” Emotions went agony to ecstasy and then agony. Kaepernick is from Turlock, where he excelled in football and baseball as a boy. His friendly, grounded nature, in addition to his success and renown, has made him beloved in the San Joaquin Valley.

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