FLASH: The famed statue of Joe Paterno

The famed statue of Joe Paterno was taken down from outside the Pennsylvania State University football stadium Sunday, eliminating a key piece of the iconography surrounding the once-sainted football coach accused of burying child sex abuse allegations against a retired assistant.

Workers lifted the statue off its base and used a forklift to move it into Beaver Stadium as the 100 to 150 students watching chanted, “We are Penn State.”


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Imagine the grief that PSU is going to take on both sides of the issue.

Like the tumbling of statues of dictators?

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