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Text of Joe Paterno letter

Updated: July 11, 2012, 9:00 PM ET
Associated Press

Joe Paterno's family has confirmed that the Penn State football coach dictated in December what was meant to be an opinion letter that was shown to a couple of former players. Paterno died of lung cancer in January without the letter being published.

The letter was made public Wednesday after being posted on FightonState.com, which covers the team. A family spokesman confirmed its authenticity to The Associated Press and said the Paternos did not release it. A former player who received ...

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