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October 10, 2012
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Former Penn State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, center, is taken from the Centre County Courthouse by Centre County Sheriff Denny Nau, left, and a deputy, after being sentenced in Bellefonte, Pa., Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012. Sandusky was sentenced to at least 30 years in prison, effectively a life sentence, in the child sexual abuse scandal that brought shame to Penn State and led to coach Joe Paterno’s downfall.

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In this courtroom sketch, Joseph McGettigan III, Pennsylvania senior deputy attorney general, right, speaks during the sentencing hearing of former Penn State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky as Sandusky listens, rear, at the Centre County Courthouse in Bellefonte, Pa., Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012. Sandusky was sentenced to at least 30 years in prison, effectively a life sentence, in the child sexual abuse scandal that brought shame to Penn State and led to coach Joe Paterno’s downfall.

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Pennsylvania senior Deputy Attorney General Joseph E. McGettigan III speaks with members of the media outside the Centre County Courthouse in Bellefonte, Pa., Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012. Former Penn State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky was sentenced to at least 30 years in prison, effectively a life sentence, in the child sexual abuse scandal that brought shame to Penn State and led to coach Joe Paterno’s downfall.

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Pennsylvania senior Deputy Attorney Gen. Joseph E. McGettigan III, center, walks away after speaking with members of the media outside the Centre County Courthouse in Bellefonte, Pa., Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012. Former Penn State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky was sentenced to at least 30 years in prison, effectively a life sentence, in the child sexual abuse scandal that brought shame to Penn State and led to coach Joe Paterno’s downfall.

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Joe Amendola, attorney for former Penn State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, speaks with members of the media outside the Centre County Courthouse in Bellefonte, Pa., Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012. Sandusky was sentenced to at least 30 years in prison, effectively a life sentence, in the child sexual abuse scandal that brought shame to Penn State and led to coach Joe Paterno’s downfall.

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Gayle Barnes, left, and Joshua Harper, jurors in Jerry Sandusky’s trial, speak with members of the media outside the Centre County Courthouse in Bellefonte, Pa., Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012. Former Penn State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky was sentenced to at least 30 years in prison, effectively a life sentence, in the child sexual abuse scandal that brought shame to Penn State and led to coach Joe Paterno’s downfall.

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Joseph Amendola, defense attorney for Jerry Sandusky, talks to the media after the sentencing on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012 at the Centre County Courthouse in Bellefonte, Pa. Sandusky was ordered to at least 30 years in prison.

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Former Penn State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky is taken from the Centre County Courthouse after being sentenced in Bellefonte, Pa., Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012. Sandusky was sentenced to at least 30 years in prison, effectively a life sentence, in the child sexual abuse scandal that brought shame to Penn State and led to coach Joe Paterno’s downfall.

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Joe Amendola, at podium, attorney for former Penn State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, speaks with members of the media outside the Centre County Courthouse in Bellefonte, Pa., Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012. Sandusky was sentenced to at least 30 years in prison, effectively a life sentence, in the child sexual abuse scandal that brought shame to Penn State and led to coach Joe Paterno’s downfall.

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Gayle Barnes, a juror in Jerry Sandusky’s trial, speaks with members of the media outside the Centre County Courthouse in Bellefonte, Pa., Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012. Former Penn State University assistant football coach Sandusky was sentenced to at least 30 years in prison, effectively a life sentence, in the child sexual abuse scandal that brought shame to Penn State and led to coach Joe Paterno’s downfall.

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Joshua Harper, a juror in Jerry Sandusky’s trial, speaks with members of the media outside the Centre County Courthouse in Bellefonte, Pa., Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012. Former Penn State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky was sentenced to at least 30 years in prison, effectively a life sentence, in the child sexual abuse scandal that brought shame to Penn State and led to coach Joe Paterno’s downfall.

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Former Penn State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky is taken from the Centre County Courthouse after being sentenced in Bellefonte, Pa., Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012. Sandusky was sentenced to at least 30 years in prison, effectively a life sentence, in the child sexual abuse scandal that brought shame to Penn State and led to coach Joe Paterno’s downfall.

Matt Rourke photo

Former Penn State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, center, is taken from the Centre County Courthouse by Centre County Sheriff Denny Nau, left, and a deputy, after being sentenced in Bellefonte, Pa., Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012. Sandusky was sentenced to at least 30 years in prison, effectively a life sentence, in the child sexual abuse scandal that brought shame to Penn State and led to coach Joe Paterno’s downfall.

Matt Rourke photo

Former Penn State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, center, is taken from the Centre County Courthouse by Centre County Sheriff Denny Nau, right, and a deputy, after being sentenced in Bellefonte, Pa., Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012. Sandusky was sentenced to at least 30 years in prison, effectively a life sentence, in the child sexual abuse scandal that brought shame to Penn State and led to coach Joe Paterno’s downfall.

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Jerry Sandusky, center, leaves the courthouse in cuffs after the judge ordered at least 30 years behind bars at the sentencing on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012 at the Centre County Courthouse in Bellefonte, Pa.