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A just, but lacking, sentence

Jerry Sandusky will die in prison, but sentence doesn't reflect horror of crimes

Updated: October 9, 2012, 3:45 PM ET
By Lester Munson | ESPN.com

BELLEFONTE, Pa. -- The crimes included 15 years of unspeakable depravity involving at least 10 young boys, but the resolution was over in an 80-minute court hearing Tuesday that was both surreal and banal.

Jerry Sandusky and his lawyers opened his sentencing by agreeing with a Pennsylvania agency's determination that he was a "violent sexual predator."

As he listened to three of his victims describe the destruction of their lives and their families, Sandusky appeared to smirk.

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