Penn State removes Paterno statue

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FILE - In this Sept. 30, 2008 file photo, Penn State football coach Joe Paterno listens to a question during his weekly news conference in State College, Pa. Paterno and other top Penn State officials hushed up child sex abuse allegation against Jerry Sandusky more than a decade ago for fear of bad publicity, allowing Sandusky to prey on other youngsters, according to a scathing internal report issued Thursday, July 12, 2012 on the scandal. (AP Photo/Pat Little)

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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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