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Penn State to pay $60m to Sandusky victims

University once revered for American football programme to compensate 26 people sexually abused by former coach.

Last Modified: 29 Oct 2013 08:34
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A university in the US is to pay almost $60m in damages after an American football coach was convicted of sexually abusing young boys.

Penn State was once revered for its football programme, but the arrest and conviction of former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky has raised the question: At what cost?

Al Jazeera's Kristen Saloomey reports.

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