Paterno family to sell memorial DVDs

Associated Press  |  Last updated January 30, 2012

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)
Joe Paterno's family says they'll be selling copies of the coach's memorial service and donating the proceeds to charity. A statement Monday from son Scott Paterno says numerous media outlets have expressed an interest in selling copies of the emotional public memorial service that drew about 12,000 people to a campus arena last week. The family says they'll soon launch a website where copies can be purchased on DVD. The family says any money generated by the sales would go to charity. Joe Paterno died Jan. 22 from lung cancer, a little more than two months after he was fired from Penn State in the wake of a child sex abuse scandal involving a former assistant coach. Paterno was never charged in the scandal.
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