Penn State removes Paterno statue

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FILE - Sabine Briggs, 2, looks up at a statue of Joe Paterno outside Beaver Stadium on Penn State's campus, in this Nov. 11, 2011 file photo taken in State College, Pa. Police and construction workers have barricaded both sides of street and the sidewalks near the Joe Paterno statue at Penn State University early Sunday July 22, 2012. A chain-link fence has been erected around the perimeter surrounding the statue. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

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Amid recent fallout the statue of Penn State's late, disgraced former football coach Joe Paterno has been taken down, after university officials announced July 22 its decision to remove it. According to the Paterno family, tearing down of Penn St. coach's statue 'does not serve victims' of Sandusky.

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