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Artist replaces Sandusky image on Penn State Mural

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Passersby looking at the "Inspiration State College" mural downtown that once included Jerry Sandusky's image.

Genaro C. Armas / AP

Artist Michael Pilato paints a blue ribbon on his mural on Monday.

AP reports: The depiction of Jerry Sandusky on a well-known mural across the street from the Penn State campus has been replaced by an image of a poet and activist draped with a blue ribbon - a symbol for awareness of child sexual abuse.

 Also replacing Sandusky were two red handprints - one belonging to Ann Van Kuren, one of the 12 jurors who convicted Sandusky, and the other belonging to a sexual abuse victim. Continue reading the full story.

 

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Ann Van Kuren, one of the 12 jurors who convicted former Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky poses for a photo as artist Michael Pilato modifies his mural on Monday.