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Sue Paterno defends late husband

Updated: April 10, 2013, 4:06 PM ET
Associated Press

HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Joe Paterno's widow said Wednesday that she and her husband were ignorant about sexual predators like Jerry Sandusky and did not realize that the former Penn State assistant football coach was abusing the boys he met through a children's charity that he founded.

"We have been unaware of how a predator behaves," Sue Paterno said at a program celebrating Child Abuse Prevention Month in Pennsylvania. "In many cases, we unknowingly helped him 'groom' his victims while we ...

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