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Jay Paterno: Joe wants to tell story

Updated: January 9, 2012, 1:28 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

Jay Paterno, the son of former longtime Penn State football coach Joe Paterno, told ESPN's Tom Rinaldi that his father is "fighting like crazy" to beat lung cancer and would like to tell his side of the story that ultimately led to his firing.

"He's doing well because of the fact he's in great spirits," Jay Paterno said in a wide-ranging interview. "Anytime you have this kind of fight on your hands, you have to have a fighting spirit, which Joe has always had. And he's fighting like ...

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