Penn State Releases Statement Concerning Jerry Sandusky's Alleged Abuses

Penn State has released a statement concerning the Grand Jury findings concerning Jerry Sandusky's alleged sexual abuse. This is the text in full:

The Penn State Athletics family is devastated by the details in the Grand Jury presentment. Our hearts go out to the children involved and their families.

Every day we are entrusted with the lives of young people, and we do not -- nor have we ever -- taken that trust lightly. We are outraged that a valued trust has been broken. We can promise you that we are doing everything in our power to restore that broken trust. Everyone within athletics -- coaches, administrators, staff and student-athletes -- are committed to this pledge.

Mark C. Sherburne
Acting Director of Athletics
Penn State University

For the latest updates on the Sandusky story and the fallout, be sure to follow this StoryStream. For the Penn State perspective of the ordeal, be sure to check out Black Shoe Diaries.

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