Joe Paterno Dies

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Joe Paterno Dies
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Mon, 01-23-2012 - 10:17am

Joe Paterno, fired Penn State head football coach, died Sunday morning at age 85. Will he be remembered most for his successful career or the sex abuse scandal?

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Mon, 01-23-2012 - 10:31am

I've had people close to me die of lung cancer and it is a horrible way to die.

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Mon, 01-23-2012 - 10:39am

I agree with Sybil 100%!

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Mon, 01-23-2012 - 10:50am

I think it probably depends on whether you are a huge football fan or not.

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Mon, 01-23-2012 - 10:53am
cookie_doh wrote:

My brother was wondering if he would have survived if he still had his football career to keep him going?

Whatever you think of the guy, it's still a tremendous loss for his family.

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Mon, 01-23-2012 - 1:01pm

I feel sorry for his family as that is not a niceway to die but...

I was never a JoePa fan in the first place and really could care less about his football record. His reaction to the sex abuse scandal, however, has colored my opinion of him and it is totally negative.

However, I'm not going to waste my tie "remembering"



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Mon, 01-23-2012 - 4:13pm
Heard about that. Unfortunately, I'll most likely remember for the scandal. He should have done something about that, but he just turned a blind eye. That's unacceptable. Still, I don't wish that death upon him. Lung cancer is horrible.
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Mon, 01-23-2012 - 11:38pm

Sybil put it best.