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Candles try to brighten a dark week at Penn State

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People gather in front of the Old Main building for a candlelight vigil on the Penn State campus, Friday, Nov. 11, 2011, in State College, Pa.

Matt Rourke / AP

People gather in front of the Old Main building on Friday night.

Alex Brandon / AP

Penn State student Caitlin Kwiatkowski lights candles at the start of a candlelight vigil on Friday night.

AP reports:

 STATE COLLEGE - Candles, not police lights, have lit Penn State's campus as thousands of students and supporters gather for the victims in a child sex abuse scandal roiling one of the nation's largest universities.

 Friday night's vigil was organized by students in the wake of a shocking grand jury report that accuses a retired assistant football coach of sexually assaulting boys, sometimes at university facilities. The report suggests school officials didn't aggressively investigate or report the activity. Read the full story here.