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Penn State Sex Abuse Scandal

Penn State’s former defensive coordinator, Jerry Sandusky, faces charges that he sexually abused young boys over a 15 year period. Two other high-ranking Penn State officials, Tim Curley and Gary Schultz, are charged with a cover-up.  (Courtesty: State Attorney General's Office)
Penn State Scandal Penn State’s former defensive coordinator, Jerry Sandusky, faces charges that he sexually abused young boys over a 15 year period. Two other high-ranking Penn State officials, Tim Curley and Gary Schultz, are charged with a cover-up. (Courtesty: State Attorney General's Office)
Former Penn State football coach faces child sex abuse allegations.
Jerry Sandusky Former Penn State football coach faces child sex abuse allegations.
Two Penn State Administrators Arraigned In Child Abuse Cover-Up
Two Penn State Administrators Arraigned In Child Abuse Cover-Up
HARRISBURG, MD - NOVEMBER 7: Penn State athletic director Tim Curley and university vice president Gary Schultz walk into the Magisterial District Court to be arraigned on charges of perjury and failure to report under Pennsylvania's child protective services law on November 7, 2011 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. The two high-ranking Penn State administrators have resigned, and will face arraignment on charges they lied to a grand jury investigating suspected child abuse involving the university's former defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky.(Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
Two Penn State Administrators Arraigned In Child Abuse Cover-Up
Two Penn State Administrators Arraigned In Child Abuse Cover-Up
HARRISBURG, PA - NOVEMBER 7: Penn State athletic director Tim Curley walks out of the Magisterial District Court after being arraigned on charges of perjury and failure to report under Pennsylvania's child protective services law on November 7, 2011 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Curley and Penn State university vice president Gary Schultz have resigned, and will face arraignment on charges they lied to a grand jury investigating suspected child abuse involving the university's former defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky.(Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
Two Penn State Administrators Arraigned In Child Abuse Cover-Up
Two Penn State Administrators Arraigned In Child Abuse Cover-Up
HARRISBURG, PA - NOVEMBER 7: Penn State university vice president Gary Schultz walks into the Magisterial District Court to be arraigned on charges of perjury and failure to report under Pennsylvania's child protective services law on November 7, 2011 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Schultz and Penn State athletic director Tim Curley have resigned, and will face arraignment on charges they lied to a grand jury investigating suspected child abuse involving the university's former defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky.(Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
Penn State coach Joe Paterno said he’s shocked by sexual abuse charges brought against former defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky and deeply saddened by the allegations. (Credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)
Joe Paterno Penn State coach Joe Paterno said he’s shocked by sexual abuse charges brought against former defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky and deeply saddened by the allegations. (Credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)
Earlier Monday, investigators encouraged anyone who would accuse former football coach Jerry Sandusky of sexual assault to step forward and talk to police.
Pennsylvania Attorney General Earlier Monday, investigators encouraged anyone who would accuse former football coach Jerry Sandusky of sexual assault to step forward and talk to police.
New Penn State coach Tom Bradley says he is replacing Joe Paterno with “very mixed emotions.”
Tom Bradley New Penn State coach Tom Bradley says he is replacing Joe Paterno with “very mixed emotions.”
Penn State President Graham Spanier, one of the nation’s longest-serving college presidents, was ousted Wednesday in the wake of a child sex abuse scandal involving the school’s football program that authorities suggested wasn’t taken seriously by university officials. Joe Paterno was also relieved of his duties immediately.(Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
PSU Board of Trustees Penn State President Graham Spanier, one of the nation’s longest-serving college presidents, was ousted Wednesday in the wake of a child sex abuse scandal involving the school’s football program that authorities suggested wasn’t taken seriously by university officials. Joe Paterno was also relieved of his duties immediately.(Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
Public Relations expert says Penn State fumbled Paterno announcement and says the riots could have been avoided. (Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
Patrick Smith Getty Images Public Relations expert says Penn State fumbled Paterno announcement and says the riots could have been avoided. (Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
Former Penn State President Graham Spanier  Credit: Hunter Martin/Getty Images)
Penn State President Graham Spanier Former Penn State President Graham Spanier Credit: Hunter Martin/Getty Images)
Rioting on the Penn State Campus after Paterno fired
Rioting on the Penn State Campus after Paterno fired
STATE COLLEGE, PA -NOVEMBER 10: Penn State students gather Thursday afternoon at Old Main, in the center of Penn State University's campus, to express solidarity with the rape victims following a night of rioting at the school in response to the firing of Head Football Coach Joe Paterno in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky scandal that has rocked the university's administration and athletic program. 14,000 students took to the streets to express their feelings about the handling of the situation. (Credit: Jeff Swensen/Getty Images)
Rioting on the Penn State Campus after Paterno fired
Rioting on the Penn State Campus after Paterno fired
STATE COLLEGE, PA -NOVEMBER 10: Penn State students gather Thursday afternoon at Old Main, in the center of Penn State University's campus, to express solidarity with the rape victims following a night of rioting at the school in response to the firing of Head Football Coach Joe Paterno in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky scandal that has rocked the university's administration and athletic program. 14,000 students took to the streets to express their feelings about the handling of the situation. (Credit: Jeff Swensen/Getty Images)
Rioting on the Penn State Campus after Paterno fired
Rioting on the Penn State Campus after Paterno fired
STATE COLLEGE, PA - NOVEMBER 10: Penn State students gather at Old Main, at the center of Penn State University's campus, to express solidarity with the alleged rape victims following a night of rioting in response to the firing of head football coach Joe Paterno in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky scandal November 10, 2011 in State College, Pennsylvania. 14,000 students took to the streets to express their feelings about the handling of the situation. Paterno was fired amid allegations that former former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky was involved with child sex abuse. (Credit: Jeff Swensen/Getty Images)
Rioting on the Penn State Campus after Paterno fired
Rioting on the Penn State Campus after Paterno fired
STATE COLLEGE, PA -NOVEMBER 10: Pennsylvania State Police in riot gear line East College Avenue early Thursday morning following a riot on the Pennsylvania State Unitversity campus in response to the firing of Head Football Coach Joe Paterno in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky scandal that has rocked the university's administration and athletic program. 14,000 students took to the streets to express their feelings about the handling of the situation. (Credit: Jeff Swensen/Getty Images)
Penn State Community Reacts As Trustees Fire Coach Joe Paterno
Penn State Community Reacts As Trustees Fire Coach Joe Paterno
STATE COLLEGE, PA - NOVEMBER 10: A news van is flipped over as students and those in the community fill the streets and react after football head coach Joe Paterno was fired during the Penn State Board of Trustees Press Conference, in downtown Penn State, in the early morning hours of November 10, 2011 in State College, Pennsylvania. Paterno and Spanier have lost their positions amid allegations that former former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky was involved with child sex abuse. (Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
Penn State Community Shaken By Sex Abuse Scandal
Penn State Community Shaken By Sex Abuse Scandal
UNIVERSITY PARK, PA - NOVEMBER 9: A gift basket is brought to the home of Penn State football coach Joe Paterno on November 9, 2011 in University Park, Pennsylvania. (Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
Penn State Community Shaken By Sex Abuse Scandal
Penn State Community Shaken By Sex Abuse Scandal
Penn State University head football coach Joe Paterno leaves his house on November 9, 2011 in State College, Pennsylvania. (Credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)
Penn State Community Shaken By Sex Abuse Scandal
Penn State Community Shaken By Sex Abuse Scandal
STATE COLLEGE, PA - NOVEMBER 09: Penn State University head football coach Joe Paterno arrives at his house on November 9, 2011 in State College, Pennsylvania. (Credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)
Illinois v Penn State
Illinois v Penn State
STATE COLLEGE, PA - OCTOBER 29: Silas Redd #25 of the of the Penn State Nittany Lions celebrates his rushing touchdown against the Illinois Fighting Illini during the game on October 29, 2011 at Beaver Stadium in State College, Pennsylvania. The Nittany Lions defeated the Fighting Illini 10-7. (Credit: Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)
Illinois v Penn State
Illinois v Penn State
STATE COLLEGE, PA - OCTOBER 29: Silas Redd #25 of the Penn State Nittany Lions carries the ball against the Illinois Fighting Illini during the game on October 29, 2011 at Beaver Stadium in State College, Pennsylvania. (Credit: Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)
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