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    opinion | JOAN VENNOCHI

    A teachable moment for Penn State

    University should use Paterno statue in a course on accountability

    If those who don’t know history are doomed to repeat it, maybe the removal of Joe Paterno’s statue from the front of Beaver Stadium isn’t such a great idea.

    Left in place, the 900-pound iconic bronze monument could have warned future Penn State presidents and students about the danger of false heroes. Instead, university officials hauled off the statue to an undisclosed location.

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