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    From today's testimony:

    "In late October 2011, as the arrests neared, Spanier called a meeting in his office and slid a single sheet across the table to his top public relations handlers: a page full of platitudes and unconditional support for Curley and Schultz.

    The statement did not mention Sandusky's victims or the scourge of child abuse, Powers' boss, Bill Mahon, pointed out.

    "There was no indication of empathy or concern expressed," Powers testified. "He felt that was lacking."

    Mahon slid the statement back to Spanier, who scribbled the lines that became the opening paragraph: "The allegations about a former coach are troubling, and it is appropriate that they be investigated thoroughly. Protecting children requires the utmost vigilance."

    "With regards to the other presentments, I wish to say that Tim Curley and Gary Schultz have my unconditional support. I have known and worked daily with Tim and Gary for more than 16 years. I have complete confidence in how they have handled the allegations about a former University employee."

    I will post a new diary at the close of the preliminary hearing which is expected to end today - detailing other pertinent details.

    Thanks,
    Roxine
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    "...I am the master of my fate/I am the captain of my soul" Invictus - William Ernest Henley Please donate to TREE Climbers, our 501(c)(3).

    by Roxine on Tue Jul 30, 2013 at 11:22:45 AM PDT

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