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Former Penn State players, associates are saddened, angered at Paterno's situation
Former Penn State players, associates are saddened, angered at Paterno's situation

Like many of his former Penn State football teammates, Rich Rosa remained close with his coach, Joe Paterno, as well as with defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky, long after he graduated. Rosa spent a season on Paterno's staff as a graduate assistant and several more years helping Sandusky with his Second Mile program that worked with underprivileged and at-risk children. With last week's arrest of Sandusky on 40 charges of sexual abuse of minors, and revelations that Paterno was made aware at least one incident but never called police, the emotions Rosa feels range from sadness for the victims to anger for the men — Paterno in particular — that he held in such high...

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