They say that every hero has one single moment above all others in their life that defines them.

For Joe Paterno, a man with 2-national championships and 409 career wins, that moment may have come outside of a small ranch house at the end of McKee Street instead of on the football field.

When I heard that students were planning an impromptu support rally at Coach Paterno’s house after practice Tuesday evening, I wasn’t sure what to expect. With the lack of transparency the University has been giving the public for the last few days, I didn’t expect any type of comment from Paterno. In the back of my mind, I may have even expected an ugly scene with the media circus, police, and angry students. What happened next, however, will stay with me for the rest of my life.

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The Bloomsburg Daily thanks Onward State for their kind partnership and permission to repost portions of their coverage of the events at Penn State.

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