Originally written on Nittany Lions Den  |  Last updated 11/13/14

STATE COLLEGE, PA - NOVEMBER 7: Head coach Joe Paterno of the Penn State Nittany Lions stands on the field during warm-ups before a game against the Ohio State Buckeyes on November 7, 2009 at Beaver Stadium in State College, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Hunter Martin/Getty Images)
The following is an excerpt provided by by Mike Prince, of Montgomery Media. If you would like to submit your own thoughts for a guest post, please contact us. Joe Paterno didn’t just touch the lives and hearts of Penn State football players and coaching staff. He devoted most of his time to his football program, his wife, his five children and his 17 grandchildren, but he also made sure to save time for his fans, for the people who have looked up to him for so many years.When a student wanted to take a picture with him, Paterno made time. When a prospective college student needed a few minutes of his time to talk about their future, Paterno made time. When students and alumni came to his front door to pay their respects to the legendary coach, Paterno made time.Despite the reports which have been recently been made public regarding the tragic events which transpired years ago, there is one thing which is hard to deny: Joseph Vincent Paterno is as selfless a man as they come. Je...
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