Part of the statue of former Penn State University football coach Joe Paterno sits empty after it is removed by workers outside Beaver Stadium on July 22, in State College, Pa. Penn State President Rodney Erickson decides to remove the statue in the wake of the child sex abuse scandal involving former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky. An internal investigation concluded that Paterno and other top university officials concealed what they knew of the allegations of abuse by Sandusky.
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