Jon Gosselin shares rare photo of son Collin on his 14th birthday

Jon Gosselin celebrated his sextuplets 14th birthday on Saturday, May 12, and shared a photo of his rarely seen son, Collin Gosselin. The child, who is currently enrolled in a program away from home for children with special needs, posed for a photo along with his dad and sister Hannah.

The smiling trio were pictured standing next to a pizza and a birthday cake with candles on it. “Glad I could celebrate my son Collin’s 14th birthday with him and his sister!” the reality star captioned the snap of himself with the kids on Saturday.

See the photo in the gallery below:

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Glad I could celebrate my son Collin’s 14th birthday with him and his sister!
Bday dinner with Hannah. Happy Birthday!!!
Happy 14th Birthday to Hannah, Leah, Alexis, Joel, Aaden and Collin!!! I can’t believe it’s been this long!!! Whew that when fast!!! Daddy loves you all very much!!!
Happy Birthday Hannah!!! 14 already. Bday breakfast with my daughter before the bus stop!!!
Happy 17th Birthday Mady and Cara!!! Love you, Dad
Happy New Year!!! 2017!!! Let's do this!!!!
Found this old pic from Hawaii, 2008!!! Kids were 4!
Happy 16th Bday to Mady and Cara!!! ❤️❤️👭🎂🎂October 8, 2000 seems forever ago.
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CELEBRITY WIFE SWAP - 'Kate Gosselin / Kendra Wilkinson' - Season Two of 'Celebrity Wife Swap' kicks off with reality television mom Kate Gosselin ('Kate Plus 8') and former Playboy Magazine cover girl Kendra Wilkinson (ABC's 'Splash'), TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 26 (8:00-9:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. (Photo by Donna Svennevik/ABC via Getty Images) KATE GOSSELIN, JOEL KEVIN GOSSELIN, COLLIN THOMAS GOSSELIN, MADELYN 'MADY' KATE GOSSELIN, AADEN JONATHAN GOSSELIN, CARA NICOLE GOSSELIN, LEAH HOPE GOSSELIN, ALEXIS FAITH GOSSELIN, HANNAH JOY GOSSELIN
CELEBRITY WIFE SWAP - 'Kate Gosselin / Kendra Wilkinson' - Season Two of 'Celebrity Wife Swap' kicks off with reality television mom Kate Gosselin ('Kate Plus 8') and former Playboy Magazine cover girl Kendra Wilkinson (ABC's 'Splash'), TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 26 (8:00-9:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. (Photo by Donna Svennevik/ABC via Getty Images) ALEXIS FAITH GOSSELIN, HANNAH JOY GOSSELIN, LEAH HOPE GOSSELIN, JOEL KEVIN GOSSELIN, AADEN JONATHAN GOSSELIN, COLLIN THOMAS GOSSELIN
CELEBRITY WIFE SWAP - 'Kate Gosselin / Kendra Wilkinson' - Season Two of 'Celebrity Wife Swap' kicks off with reality television mom Kate Gosselin ('Kate Plus 8') and former Playboy Magazine cover girl Kendra Wilkinson (ABC's 'Splash'), TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 26 (8:00-9:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. (Photo by Donna Svennevik/ABC via Getty Images) JOEL KEVIN GOSSELIN, COLLIN THOMAS GOSSELIN, AADEN JONATHAN GOSSELIN, LEAH HOPE GOSSELIN, ALEXIS FAITH GOSSELIN, HANNAH JOY GOSSELIN
CELEBRITY WIFE SWAP - 'Kate Gosselin / Kendra Wilkinson' - Season Two of 'Celebrity Wife Swap' kicks off with reality television mom Kate Gosselin ('Kate Plus 8') and former Playboy Magazine cover girl Kendra Wilkinson (ABC's 'Splash'), TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 26 (8:00-9:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. (Photo by Donna Svennevik/ABC via Getty Images) KATE GOSSELIN, GOSSELIN CHILDREN
CELEBRITY WIFE SWAP - 'Kate Gosselin / Kendra Wilkinson' - Season Two of 'Celebrity Wife Swap' kicks off with reality television mom Kate Gosselin ('Kate Plus 8') and former Playboy Magazine cover girl Kendra Wilkinson (ABC's 'Splash'), TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 26 (8:00-9:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. (Photo by Donna Svennevik/ABC via Getty Images) JOEL KEVIN GOSSELIN, COLLIN THOMAS GOSSELIN, AADEN JONATHAN GOSSELIN, LEAH HOPE GOSSELIN, HANNAH JOY GOSSELIN, ALEXIS FAITH GOSSELIN
TODAY -- Pictured: (l-r) Kate Gosselin and John Gosselin talk about their twin daughters and sextuplets on NBC News' 'Today' on October 2, 2007 -- Photo by: Heidi Gutman/NBC NewsWire
NEW YORK - APRIL 23: From 'Jon + Kate Plus 8' Kate Gosselin (L) and her children with President and CEO of TLC Angela Shapiro (R) speaking at the Discovery Upfront event at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 23, 2008 in New York City. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Getty Images for Discovery)
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The former Jon & Kate Plus 8 star, 41, took his daughter out to celebrate her big day earlier this week. He shared a photo of them together on Thursday, May 10, writing: “Bday dinner with Hannah. Happy Birthday!!!”

He also gave a shout-out to the rest of the kids with a pic of all of them, writing: “Happy 14th Birthday to Hannah, Leah, Alexis, Joel, Aaden and Collin!!! I can’t believe it’s been this long!!! Whew that when fast!!! Daddy loves you all very much!!!”

Kate Gosselin and her then-husband, who are also the parents of 17-year-twins Mady and Cara, welcomed the sextuplets in May 2004 and divorced after 10 years of marriage in 2009. The mom of eight also took to Instagram to send some birthday love to her kids.

“Happy 14th Birthday, my ‘babies’. 14 years ago almost to the minute, I was in my wheelchair, making my way around the ENTIRE NICU, meeting each of you face to face for the very first time. I’ll never forget how tiny yet perfect each of you were,” she captioned a photo of a cake on Thursday. “I’ll never forget our first ‘birth day’ together……this day remains one of the best in my life…. and 14 years later, I love you 400 times as much, if that’s even possible! Happy birthday, my babies! Here’s to many more birthdays together!! I love you forever and always, no matter what! 😘😘😘😘😘😘 #Turning14 #ProudMomma #TheYearOfIphones 😳😳😳.”

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ATLANTIC CITY, NJ - MAY 30: DJ Jon Gosselin performs at The Pool After Dark at Harrah's Resort on Saturday May 30, 2015 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Photo by Tom Briglia/FilmMagic)
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ - MAY 30: DJ Jon Gosselin along with DJ Noah perform at The Pool After Dark at Harrah's Resort on Saturday May 30, 2015 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Photo by Tom Briglia/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 31: Jon Gosselin attends Talent Resources Sports presents Maxim 'Big Game Weekend' sponsored by AQUAhydrate, Heavenly Resorts, Wonderful Pistachios, Patron Tequila, Touch by Alyssa Milano and Philippe Chow at ESPACE on January 31, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Anna Webber/Getty Images for Maxim)
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ - MAY 30: DJ Jon Gosselin along with DJ Noah perform at The Pool After Dark at Harrah's Resort on Saturday May 30, 2015 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Photo by Tom Briglia/FilmMagic)
TEANECK, NJ - JUNE 27: Jon Gosselin attends a press conference on Tax Deductible Marriage Counseling at Bergen Marriage Counseling & Psychotherapy on June 27, 2012 in Teaneck, New Jersey. (Photo by Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images)
TEANECK, NJ - JUNE 27: Jon Gosselin attends a press conference on Tax Deductible Marriage Counseling at Bergen Marriage Counseling & Psychotherapy on June 27, 2012 in Teaneck, New Jersey. (Photo by Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: Television personality Jon Gosselin attends Toasting the 2012 NFL Draft Class kick-off at the Bounce Sporting Club on April 24, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Bobby Bank/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: Television personality Jon Gosselin attends Toasting the 2012 NFL Draft Class kick-off at the Bounce Sporting Club on April 24, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Bobby Bank/WireImage)
PHILADELPHIA, PA - APRIL 04: Jon Gosselin attends the Launch Party for Virgin America's First Flight from Los Angeles to Philadelphia at the Hotel Palomar on April 4, 2012 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 29: Jon Gosselin attends the 2nd annual 'Night of a Billion Reality Stars' bash at SupperClub Los Angeles on March 29, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 16: Jon Gosselin arrives at THQ's E3 'Take No Prisoners' event at The Standard Hotel Downtown on June 16, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Angela Weiss/Getty Images)
PARK CITY, UT - JANUARY 22: Jon Gosselin attends The Sky Suite at Sky Lodge on January 22, 2010 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Jerritt Clark/WireImage)
NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 09: Television personality Jon Gosselin tapes 'The Insider' in Father Duffy Square on November 09, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by Ray Tamarra/Getty Images)
NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 01: Television personality Jon Gosselin meets with Rabbi Shmuley Boteach at the West Side Jewish Center on November 01, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by Ray Tamarra/Getty Images)
NORRISTOWN, PA. - OCTOBER 26: Television reality star Jon Gosselin (C) speaks with the media as he leaves Montgomery County Courthouse after a hearing regarding his divorce from wife Kate Gosselin, October 26, 2009 in Norristown, Pennsylvania. Kate did not attend the hearing. (Photo by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)
NORRISTOWN, PA. - OCTOBER 26: Television reality star Jon Gosselin speaks with the media as he leaves Montgomery County Courthouse after a hearing regarding his divorce from wife Kate Gosselin, October 26, 2009 in Norristown, Pennsylvania. Kate did not attend the hearing. (Photo by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)
NEW YORK - OCTOBER 08: Television personality Jon Gosselin leaves his Manhattan apartment to pick up his daughters on October 08, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by Ray Tamarra/Getty Images)
Jon Gosselin arrives at Los Angeles International Airport on October 6, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Leandro DiCapua/BuzzFoto/FilmMagic)
Jon Gosselin launches his milkshakes at Millions Of Milkshakes on October 3, 2009 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jean Baptiste Lacroix/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 03: TV personality Jon Gosselin launches his milkshake at Millions Of Milkshakes on October 3, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Angela Weiss/Getty Images)
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A letter to her son Collin from her 2010 book I Just Want You to Know made headlines in September 2016 when Kate revealed that he was being sent away to the program for children with special needs. In the letter, she said the child was “sweet, kind and helpful” but tended to act out. “As you have grown, however, I must say you have also challenged my authority greatly,” she wrote in the book. “At two and a half, you began testing and trying my parenting at every chance. I called Daddy at work many days crying because you would not obey.”

She continued: “I had to ask you every day, ‘Who’s in charge here: you or me?’ You would reluctantly answer, ‘You are.’ As you have grown, this has not changed. You continue to be determined to do what you want to do, and I continue to try to rein you in.”

The DJ opened up to Us Weekly about his relationship with his son in January 2016. “I don’t know what’s going on. The whole point is I’m left in the dark. There’s no explanation. It’s disheartening,” he told Us at the time. “I don’t ever see Collin, ever. Not off the bus because he doesn’t go to school. Not at the gate because he doesn’t come down. Nothing. I am totally estranged from Collin because of Kate.”

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