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The tragedy of Joe Paterno

The iconic coach's role in the Penn State scandal raises questions about who he is

Originally Published: November 11, 2011
By Gene Wojciechowski | ESPN.com

Twenty years ago, in a campus presentation almost comical in its modesty, the most famous and powerful man at Penn State solemnly recited a Greek oath and became an honorary member of Eta Sigma Phi, an honors society devoted to the study of the Greek and Roman classics.

Afterward, a small platter of cookies was served.

"I still have a photo of him from that day," says professor Michele Valerie Ronnick, who has since left PSU for Wayne State University.

"I ...

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